Rain, rain go away ... Jamaicans suffer from heavy rains, flooding
May 17, 2017
A section of the roadway in Sunnyside, St Catherine, was washed away during the recent flood rains in May.
Pedestrians walk over a massive landslide that blocked the Pennants to Trout Hall main road in Clarendon.
Basil Grossett shows the gravity of the water damage on Stanmore road in White Horses St Thomas.
@Normal:<\n>Pedestrians walking on a bridge that leads to Redwood in St Catherine after Rio Magna river broke its banks and left debris on the bridge.
A St Catherine resident snaps a picture of a section of the roadway that was washed away by heavy flood waters.
Jamaicans saw Mother Nature at her worst over the past few days as heavy rains brought on floods in various parishes, particularly Clarendon and St Catherine.
Homes and yards were inundated, while bridges and other infrastructure have been damaged after the flood waters did their worst.
Residents in various communities had to be evacuated as the rising waters threatened their lives.
Here are some photos of the damage.