Tropical Storm Gustav 2008

Twenty persons reportedly lost their lives as a result of the storm, ten of whom have been have been confirmed, 3 females and 7 males (Table 1.7). Among those who died were four persons who drowned in Kintyre and Lawrence Tavern when their houses collapsed into the Hope River in St. Andrew; four persons who were swept away in a vehicle in Bull Bay, St. Andrew and three children from the Mustard Seed community who died from trauma. One man reportedly suffering from asthma who was unable to get medical attention, collapsed near the Hope River Bridge and was later pronounced dead. Other deaths occurred in Llandewey, St. Thomas and Gordon Town, St. Andrew. The government has allocated $150,000.00 JMD to assist with the burial of each confirmed dead.


Taken from these original sources
PIOJ (2008)


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