Intense rains affect Sosua

Intense rains falling on Monday and Tuesday, 15 and 16 April 2024 caused flooding of rivers, streams and ravines in municipalities in Puerto Plata province, Diario Libre reports. Social media shared videos of flooding in the beach town of Sosua.

Civil Defense reports indicate that the overflowing of the rivers and gullies cut off several towns in the province.

Among the places that were isolated are: Madre Vieja in Sosúa, Los Peralta in Yásica, Los Ciruelos in Montellano, and Guzmancito in Maimón.

Better weather is forecast for the weekend as the trough moves east to Puerto Rico.

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Diario Libre

18 April 2024