Monte Cristi - Haiti and Dominican Republic Wind storm - Situation as of 08/09/2017, Delineation Map
Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm, has made its first landfall on the islands of the northeast Caribbean on 6 September. It is significantly strengthening becoming the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic and following a path predicted to hit Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba. Over the next five days, heavy rain, very strong winds and storm surge could affect all of these areas.
The present map shows the flood delineation in the area of Monte Cristi (Dominican Republic, at the border with Haiti). The thematic layer has been derived from post-event satellite image using a semi-automatic approach. The estimated geometric accuracy is 10 m CE90 or better, from native positional accuracy of the background satellite image.