This weekend: Increasing rainfall tonight and tomorrow

RESTRICTIONS ON THE ATLANTIC COAST

13 PROVINCES UNDER WEATHER ALERT LEVELS

Throughout the morning and this afternoon, the meteorological environment has been very sunny, with little rainfall, however, the meteorological analysis, as well as the information provided by the different numerical models, show that the incidence of a trough at different levels of the troposphere and the humidity provided by the wind from the east/northeast will generate cloud increases, will generate cloud increases mainly in the late afternoon and evening, accompanied by weak to moderate rainfall, sometimes heavy with thunderstorms and wind gusts over different locations in the northeast, southeast (including Greater Santo Domingo), north and the Central Cordillera, gradually extending to some towns in the north and northwest, as well as sectors of the border area.

Tomorrow Sunday, from very early hours, we will remain under the influence of a trough and the presence of rainfall in the form of moderate downpours, which could be heavy at times, with thunderstorms and wind gusts over several locations in the eastern, northeastern and southeastern regions, however, as the day progresses, these same downpours will continue to gradually extend to the northwest and the Central Cordillera, as well as some sectors of the border area.

As the following table indicates, due to a slight decrease in rainfall in several provinces of the country, we have updated the levels of weather alerts against possible flash flooding of rivers, streams and creeks, as well as, landslides and urban flooding. Alerts and/or warnings: On the Atlantic coast from Cabo del Morro (Monte Cristi) to Punta Laguna, operators of fragile, small and medium-sized vessels are advised to remain in port, due to wind and abnormal waves, while on the Caribbean coast as of this moment, we are discontinuing the previous recommendation.

National District: Partly cloudy to cloudy at times. Weak to moderate showers with thunderstorms and wind gusts mainly in the evening hours.

Santo Domingo North: Partly cloudy to cloudy. Weak to moderate showers with thunderstorms and wind gusts mainly in the evening hours.

West Santo Domingo: Occasional increase in cloudiness in the late afternoon and evening. Scattered showers, thunderstorms and wind gusts.

Santo Domingo East: Occasional increase in cloudiness in the late afternoon and evening. Scattered showers, thundershowers and wind gusts.

Greater Santo Domingo: Maximum temperature between 28 °C and 31 °C, minimum between 18 °C and 20 °C.

Summary

Currently, sky with little cloudiness, however, by the end of the afternoon and during the night, a trough will begin to generate over different localities of the northeast, southeast (including Greater Santo Domingo), the Central Cordillera and sectors of the border area, weak to moderate rains, being heavy at times, with isolated thunderstorms and wind gusts… 14 provinces with weather alert levels and restrictions on the Atlantic coast.

Domingo

Vaguada at different levels of the troposphere will cause downpours with thunderstorms and wind gusts in a large part of the Dominican territory, therefore, weather alerts and warnings will continue.

Santo Domingo and its municipalities: Medium cloudy to cloudy with moderate to heavy rains, thunderstorms and wind gusts.

National District: Medium cloudy to cloudy with moderate to heavy rains, thunderstorms and wind gusts.

Monday

Due to the lagged humidity and the incidence of the trough, we will again witness the occurrence of local downpours, isolated thunderstorms and wind gusts in towns in the northeast, southeast and the Central Cordillera.

Santo Domingo and its municipalities: Partly cloudy to cloudy at times with moderate to heavy showers and thunderstorms.

National District: Medium cloudy to cloudy at times with moderate to heavy rains and thunderstorms.

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