Overall Green alert Flood
in Jamaica

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100720
Death: 0
Displaced: -
Countries: Jamaica
From - To 08 Jan - 10 Jan

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Jamaica, January 2021A short period of torrential rain caused flash flooding in parts of northern Jamaica on 08 January, in particular in areas of Montego Bay. Local media reported injuries to motorists trapped in vehicles and damage to buildings.Fri 8 Jan 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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