Se espera Fiona llegue a RD la mañana del lunes

Fiona is expected to arrive in the DR on Monday morning.

The tropical storm fiona It would arrive in the Dominican Republic as of Monday morning, leaving Tuesday morning for the North Atlantic.

This was reported this Friday by the director of the National Meteorology Office (Onamet), Gloria Ceballoswho said that the precipitation models of the meteorological phenomenon are indicating that it could generally accumulate rain between 100 and 250 millimetersand that in isolated points up to 400.

«He will be moving between Saturday and Sunday, to the south of Puerto Rico. On Sunday night, it would be southwest of the national territory, near Saona Island.“, he expressed.

While the Emergency Operations Center (COE), issued a yellow alert for Samaná, La Romana, El Seibo, San Cristóbal, San Pedro de Macorís, Barahona, La Altagracia, María Trinidad Sánchez, Hato Mayor, Greater Santo Domingo, Peravia and Azua.

Before Fiona passes through the DR, they activate an emergency committee in DN

While in green they are: Duarte, Sánchez Ramírez, Monsignor Nouel, San José de Ocoa, San Juan, Monte Plata and La Vega.

The authorities called on the Dominican population to strictly monitor the development and evolution of the storm, as well as not to be careless.

Fionathe seventh this year in the Atlantic basin, is 175 miles (285 km) east of Guadeloupe and has maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour (85 km/h).

This morning it was moving west at 15 miles per hour (24 km/h).

In addition to Guadeloupe, Antigua, Barbuda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, Anguilla, Saba and Saint Eustatius, Saint Barthelemy and Saint Martin are under tropical storm warning.

Fiona: Expected to arrive in the Leeward Islands today.

Under a tropical storm watch (passage in 48 hours) are Puerto Rico, including Vieques and Culebra, the United States Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands and Dominica.

The NHC urged the authorities of the Dominican Republic and Haiti to monitor the progress of this system with a view to taking precautions.

A westward motion with a gradual decrease in forward speed is expected through Saturday night or early Sunday, followed by a west-northwestward turn later on Sunday.

Tropical Storm Fiona forms in the Atlantic

On the forecast track, the center of Fiona is expected to move across the Lesser Antilles tonight and early Saturday, and pass near or just south of the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Saturday through Sunday.

Some slight strengthening of the winds is forecast during the next few days.

Tropical storm force winds extend up to 125 miles (205 km) from the storm center, especially in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.

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