The ODPEM has also received the following reports:
- The Duff House to Alligator Pond Main
Road is impassable and dangerous. Motorists should avoid this road.
- The Duff House community is flooded
and twenty houses are under water.
- There is extensive flooding in the community
- Three families are still sheltering in the New Forest Primary School.
Several communities in St. Elizabeth have reported flooding and are inaccessible.
- The Bigwoods and Slipe communities are
inaccessible due to flooding.
- The Junction to Alligator Pond road
is extensively damaged and impassable.
- Ten houses in Bull Savannah are currently
- The Pedro Cross to Newell Main Road
is impassable. There has been significant damage to the entire road
network in the Pedro Cross area.
- The Shortwood to Beacon Road Main Road
is cut off preventing access to the community of Newcombe Valley
- The Treasure Beach community is currently
inaccessible. The road in the vicinity of the Police Station has split
in two. The National Works Agency has been notified.
- The ODPEM has been advised that a car
with five persons was reportedly washed into a nearby lake in the Myersville
area. The St. Elizabeth Parish Disaster Committee is reporting that
two bodies have been subsequently recovered and search and rescue efforts
are now underway for reportedly additional three additional persons.
- Flooding has occurred at Zinnia Way
in Black River and Fort Charles in South St. Elizabeth.
- Flooding has also been reported in the communities of Bantin and Mountainside.
Assessment Teams are currently assessing communities such as Dunkins and Old Bottoms in the parish which were reported to have suffered extensively from flooding.
In Trelawny, the road leading from Wakefield to Logwood Valley is still flooded and impassable.
Three shelters are currently open in Trelawny
(1) Unity Primary in Bunkers Hill has 24 persons
(2) Holland High School has 511 persons from the community of Zion which was significantly impacted by flooding. The water has subsequently receded.
(3) William Knibb High School is sheltering 67 persons from the Trelawny Informary.
Two shelters are currently open in St. Mary
(1) Enfield Primary has 20 persons
(2) Annotto Bay High School has a family of four persons