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Weather update: Rain anticipated as trough lingers, tropical wave approaches

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Meteorological (Met) Service of Jamaica says a trough is currently across the island and is expected to influence weather conditions today.

Met Service said there is also an approaching tropical wave, which will be in the vicinity of the island on Thursday, resulting in increased rainfall activity Thursday into Friday.

This morning's forecast is for partly cloudy conditions across eastern parishes, while it will should mainly sunny elsewhere.

The weather authority said widely scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected across sections of most parishes this afternoon, as well as windy conditions along southern coastal areas.

Tonight, lingering showers are expected across sections of western parishes.

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