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Last Updated: Sunday, 12 September, 2004, 10:17 GMT 11:17 UK
In pictures: Ivan smashes Jamaica
Flooded road in Kingston, Jamaica
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Flooded roads became raging rivers, carrying away cars and trailers alike, as Ivan passed through.
Fallen electricity pole in Kingston, Jamaica
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It brought down power lines, adding to confusion over the scale of the damage.
Jamaican man examines his damaged house in Kingston, Jamaica
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The high winds and heavy rains destroyed homes across the island.
Jamaica in the wake of Hurricane Ivan
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Abandoned furniture was one sign of the devastation wrought by one of the most powerful hurricanes in the island's history.
Jamaica in the wake of Hurricane Ivan
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Bits of roof littered the streets of the capital, Kingston.
Jamaica in the wake of Hurricane Ivan
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Cars were crushed by uprooted trees.
Jamaica in the wake of Hurricane Ivan
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Some Jamaicans braved the rains.
Jamaica in the wake of Hurricane Ivan
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Police officers patrolled Kingston to prevent possible looting.
Jamaica in the wake of Hurricane Ivan
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It could be the worst natural disaster to hit Jamaica for 50 years.




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