Almost half the Dominican Republic on alert for possible floods


Santo Domingo, DR Last night, the Emergency Operations Center (COE) increased the number of provinces on green alert to 13, for which the National Meteorological Office (ONAMET) also issued a weather alert for possible urban and rural flash floods, landslides, river, stream, and ravine floods. The provinces under alert are Monte Plata, Hato Mayor, San Pedro de Macorís, el Gran Santo Domingo, El Seibo, La Altagracia, La Romana, Monseñor Nouel, San Cristóbal, Peravia, Ocoa, Azua and La Vega. The meteorological reports indicate that a tropical wave persists, which interacts with an upper-atmospheric band of moisture. Both affect the weather conditions in the national territory, leaving behind precipitation accompanied by wind gusts, thunderstorms, and lightning. Onamet detailed that the precipitations will be more frequent in the zones under alert as it […]

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Rainfall decreases nationwide; warnings and alerts discontinued

The National Office of Meteorology (ONAMET) reported today that the moisture band has left our forecast area, giving way to the incidence of a mass of air with lower humidity content, which will decrease the chances of significant rainfall on Dominican territory. Nevertheless, the east winds that transport cloudiness towards […]