Flooding in Mobay following heavy rain
Flooding on St Claver Avenue in Montego Bay

ST James, Jamaica— There have been reports of flooding in Montego Bay, St James following heavy rainfall in the area on Tuesday afternoon.

Flooding in Fairview, Montego Bay

A woman and a child were reportedly washed away by raging flood waters near Westgate in the resort city.

Read: Search underway for 12 y-old and grandmother washed away in MoBay

The Meteorological Service of Jamaica reported that there is a trough across Jamaica and the central Caribbean that is expected to remain in the region over the next several days.

The Met Service advised that residents should expect periods of showers and thunderstorms to continue across sections of most parishes especially in the afternoons and evenings.

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