Thunderstorms affect Greater Santo Domingo

Weather expert Jean Suriel reported on his Instagram account that in 24 hours, more than 125 lighting strikes had recently occurred nationwide as a result of the stationary trough. He attributes this to a period of intense convective activity that extends regularly from May to September but this 2023 began in mid-April.

He explained the thunderstorm activity is due to the increase in temperatures in the Atlantic and Caribbean Sea waters.

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US Weather

25 May 2023