Flooding in Jamaica with assessment of riverine inundation of Port Maria, St Mary

@inproceedings{Mandal2013FloodingIJ,
  title={Flooding in Jamaica with assessment of riverine inundation of Port Maria, St Mary},
  author={Arpita Mandal and Anuradha Ann Maharaj},
  year={2013}
}
Flash flooding, from extreme rainfall is one of the major natural disasters affecting Jamaica and other small island states of the Caribbean. Flooding in Jamaica is mainly riverine, coastal and depression with the major coastal towns being affected owing to their location on low lying areas. Such localization is driven by increase in urbanization and tourism along the coastal areas. The present work aims in a broad discussion of the flooding in Jamaica with special reference to riverine… CONTINUE READING