Puerto Plata - Dominican Republic - Wind storm - Situation as of 10/09/2017, Grading 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 damage grade assessment in the area of Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic). The thematic layer has been derived from post-event satellite image using by means of visual interpretation. The estimated geometric accuracy is 5 m or better, from native positional accuracy of the background satellite image.