Good weather for the weekend; rains to pass

The Weather Office has most of the Dominican Republic on yellow alert for possible rains and flooding on Thursday. The trough is moving East to Puerto Rico, and forecasts are for good weather for the weekend.

Yellow alerts have been issued for Greater Santo Domingo, Espaillat, Santiago, La Vega, Santiago Rodríguez, San Pedro de Macorís, La Romana, Puerto Plata, San Juan, Elías Pina, San José de Ocoa, Independencia, Bahoruco and Monte Plata.

The intense rains have mainly affected communities in Puerto Plata and Samana. Two dead were reported and dozens of people had to leave their homes and businesses. Recovery efforts are underway nationwide.

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18 April 2024