Tropical Storm Watch in Effect for Jamaica

first_imgThe Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) has been advised by The Meteorological Service that a Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Jamaica as Tropical Storm Chantal moves westward and could pass close to the island’s eastern coastline.The ODPEM is advising that the storm could possibly impact the eastern sections of the island if it shifts from track. Jamaica could begin feeling effects of Tropical Storm Chantal as early as tonight as the system passes in the vicinity of the island either as a tropical wave of tropical cyclone.The main threat at this time is for outbreaks of showers and thunderstorms to develop over the island, starting with eastern parishes, during the course of the night and into Thursday. Periods of strong, gusty winds are also possible in thunderstorms.The public is advised to continue monitoring the radio for further advisories and to avoid areas that are at risk from flooding and landslides. Also take the following precautions in the event of heavy rains and flooding:Be ready to evacuate if you live in low-lying or flood-prone areas. Decide on likely evacuation routes now.[Press Release: Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM)last_img read more

AFTER last years success First Utility has once

first_imgAFTER last year’s success, First Utility has once again teamed up with the Super League to offer fans a free replica shirt when they switch their energy to them.As well as receiving a free replica shirt, fans could save an average of £334* on their energy bills by switching to First Utility.Once signed up, customers are also eligible for a host of exclusive offers such as winning the First Utility Super League trophy for the day, receiving free match day programmes at key events like Magic Weekend and a range of other monthly prize draws.Saints’ Jordan Turner said: “I switched to First Utility last year. Tt was so easy and I saved a load of money too.The amount you can save now is even more than when I switched, plus you get a free shirt, so it is definitely worth looking into.”To take advantage of this offer, click here and get a quote to see how much you could save.Once you’ve switched to First Utility and passed your cooling off period, you’ll be able to select a team shirt of your choice**.*Customers who registered at first-utility.com to one of our 1, 2, or 3 year fixed term and everyday tariffs between 01 January 2016 and 31 March 2016 saved an average of £334 per year.**Terms and conditions applylast_img read more