Dominican Republic – Severe Weather (ONAMET, Media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 2 August 2016)

  • Due to the passage of a low pressure system, heavy rain and strong winds have been affecting several parts of the country over the past few days, causing floods and landslides.

  • According to media reports, as of 1 August, six people have been killed, at least 12 have been injured, and traffic and transport have been disrupted throughout the country.

  • Over the next 24 h locally heavy rain, strong winds and thunderstorms may affect several parts of the country, including the ones already affected.