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Tropical Storm Sandy’s downpours to drench the South

Santo Domingo.- The National Meteorology Office, Onamet, predicts downpours Tuesday tonight Tropical Storm Sandy, while the Emergency Operations Center (COE) issued alerts for residents in high risk areas of Barahona, Bahoruco, San Juan de la Maguana, Azua, Pedernales, Independencia, Elías Piña, Dajabón and Santiago Rodríguez provinces.

The National Hurricane Center in Miami Monday night said Sandy remained stationary in southwest Caribbean Sea, 615 kilometers south of Kingston, Jamaica, with sustained winds of 75 mph with higher gusts, and additional strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

Onamet said the large cloud mass associated with the storm will bring showers and thunderstorms, especially the Southwest, Central Mountains and the border area. “The sea conditions on the Caribbean sea will become dangerous starting Tuesday.”

Source: Dominican Today

Category: DR News |

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