The Aftermath: Tropical Storm Gustav – 2008


This was the front page of The Gleaner on August 30, 2008, two days after Tropical Storm Gustav dumped heavy rains on the eastern parishes of Jamaica, killing 15 people and causing major flooding, leaving several communities in shambles. (Click on the image to enlarge.)

We have now officially entered the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs until November 30. Last week, which was Hurricane Preparedness Week, we shared some facts and figures about storm names, the costliest hurricane in Jamaica’s history and more. This week, we will be sharing some ‘flashbacks’ of similar post-hurricane pages.