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Hurricane Fiona made landfall in the Dominican Republic at Boca de Yuma, in southern Altagracia province and exited Dominican land via Samana as it moved to the west northwest. It is expected to be a category 3 storm and to affect the Turks and Caicos islands on Tuesday, 20 September. The prime minister of Turks & Caicos is attending the funeral of the Queen Elizabeth and had been scheduled to return on this Tuesday.
The Weather Office maintains that everyone in the Dominican Republic should still remain alert to the possibility of floods due to the passing of the outer bands of the storm.
In the update issued on Tuesday, 20 September 2022 at 6am, the Weather Office (Onamet) says that the outer bands will continue to bring heavy rains, and thunderstorms and keeps the warnings in place for possible flooding of rivers, streams and creeks, urban flooding and...