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 the Dominican territory will afternoon cloud increases with dispersed and isolated thundershowers towards the northeast, southeast, Central mountain range, and the Greater Santo Domingo regions. Due to the improvement in the current conditions, the entity, discontinues the meteorological alert, before possible sudden floods, or gradual and urban flooding, as well as, overflowing of rivers, streams, and ravines for the following provinces: Tomorrow, Monday, the beginning of the workweek, good weather conditions will prevail due to the low humidity content in […]

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Magnitude 5.0 quake shakes the Dominican Republic

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 […]