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27 Falls of Damajagua did not suffer damages in spite of the great flood of the river

PUERTO PLATA. – In spite of fears, after the rains increased significantly the water levelĀ  in River Bajabonico, the Natural Monument – the 27 Falls of Damajagua was not damaged by the passage of Hurricane Maria.

It was reported from 11:45 am on Thursday, only slight winds and intermittent rains were recorded in the visitor center area and the river Bajabonico gradually increased its water level.

In order to avoid major situations, all the personnel of the Natural Monument the 27 Jumps of Damajagua together with a group of volunteers of the Civil Defense of Llanos de Perez, maintained a constant surveillance in the place before the hurricane came.

“Thank goodness nothing bad happened, although we were worried about the river, and if it continued to increase water level there was a possibility that it could flood the Visitor Center during the night.” – said one of the employees who work there.

Officially, it was reported that because of the rains recorded by Hurricane Maria and the great flood of the Bajabonico River, at the moment there have been no significant damages in the Natural Monument 27 Damajagua Falls, nor in the surrounding communities belonging to the municipality by Imbert.

Source: Puerto Plata Digital

Sep 23, 2017

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