DISCUSSION: As Hurricane Matthew continues to get closer to the islands of Jamaica, the Prime Minister of Jamaica released an official public statement to the entire Jamaican population detailing the concerns surrounding Hurricane Matthew. That being said, this remains to be a very dangerous tropical cyclone and will remain to be for the next several days. Hence, it is imperative that people across the island nation of Jamaica take this storm seriously despite the fact that it is currently projected to take a track bringing it just to the east of the easternmost parts of Jamaica. Having said that, there will be plenty of rainfall, wind, and even a measurable storm surge from Matthew which will cause more than enough problems for central and eastern parts of Jamaica. Listen above for important details pertaining to Hurricane Matthew as discussed by Prime Minister Andrew Holness!
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