Puerto Plata - Dominican Republic - Wind storm - Pre-event situation, Reference Map (10 Sep 2017)
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 basic topographic features derived from public datasets, refined by means of visual interpretation of pre-event imagery.