Magnitude 5.0 quake shakes the Dominican Republic

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Santo Domingo.- A magnitude 5.0 earthquake was reported early Mon. by the U.S. Geodetic Survey (USGS), which monitors seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.1 km (4.4 mi) beneath the epicenter, near Sanchez, in the Dominican Republic’s northeast. “The magnitude could be revised within the next […]

Rainfall decreases nationwide; warnings and alerts discontinued

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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 […]

Almost half the Dominican Republic on alert for possible floods

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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 […]

35 people were arrested during operations by National Police

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The Eastern Santo Domingo Directorate of the National Police intensified the operations to keep perpetrators of crimes at bay, and this Friday arrested 35 people in various places in the area, many of them who were wanted for pending matters with the justice system. In the operations, coordinated and directed […]