Rains continue, chilly weather forecast
The weather service, Onamet forecasts that the chilly weather affecting much of the country is set to continue. It warns that some mountain areas will be experiencing extraordinarily low temperatures. The front crossing the Dominican Republic has already resulted in temperatures of 12 °C in Monción, 13°C in Constanza, and 17°C in Jarabacoa, Azua, San José de las Matas, San Juan de la Maguana and San José de Ocoa. The cold front is expected to bring rains and chilly weather to the east, northwest and southeast for the rest of this week.
Onamet forecaster Luis Felipe Jerez says that in the next few weeks the temperature could drop below zero in areas such as Constanza, Pico Duarte and Alto Bandera.*He forecast a colder than average January and February with some areas experiencing noontime temperatures of 20-22°C replacing warm temperatures of 28-30°C.
The current cold front situated over the east is affecting the provinces of La Altagracia (Higuey), La Romana, San Pedro de Macorís, Hato Mayor, El Seibo, Monte Plata, Samaná, Duarte (San Francisco de Macorís), María Trinidad Sánchez (Nagua), La Vega, Monseñor Nouel (Bonao), Sánchez Ramírez (Cotuí), Espaillat (Moca), Montecristi, Valverde (Mao), Puerto Plata, Santiago, Peravia (Baní), San José de Ocoa, San Cristóbal and Greater Santo Domingo.
Nov 26, 2016
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