Tropical wave could become a cyclone will affect the DR

Tropical wave could become a cyclone will affect the DR

The National Meteorology Office (Onamet) reported that from this Friday the weather conditions will be under the effects of a tropical wave with a high probability of becoming a cyclone in 48 hours, while it transits south of Dominican territory, in the waters of the Caribbean Sea.

The phenomenon, with a 70 percent chance of becoming a cyclone, was southeast of Puerto Rico until Thursday night, according to Onamet.

The agency predicts that rainy generated by the active tropical wave They will persist over the weekend towards towns on the southern coast of the country, the southern slopes of the Cordillera Central, and in towns in the northwest, northeast, southwest and southeast regions.

Onamet reiterated in its report that storm Gaston, located about 505 kilometers west/northwest of the Azores, poses no danger to the Dominican Republic.

watch two others

The institution maintained that, in addition to the tropical wave located southeast of Puerto Rico, they monitor two other phenomena: the first moves near the coast of Africa with a probability of 60% to become a tropical cyclone.

While the second is located hundreds of kilometers west/southwest of Cape Verde with a probability of 20%.

The peak in the formation of phenomena

Asked if September is the month in which more than 40% of the hurricanes in the Atlantic season are formed, Juan de la Rosa, from the agency’s Forecasting area, said that it is the peak month in terms of phenomena that have affected the country and that are formed for the hurricane season.

“September is the month where the most cyclones and storms form”John of the RoseMeteorologist of the National Meteorological Office

“(September) is the month where the most cyclones, storms and hurricanes form,” he said.

These new phenomena come at a time when a tropical storm and hurricane watch has been issued for parts of Canada’s east coast in the face of the advance of Major Hurricane Fiona, which is moving towards the North Atlantic with maximum sustained winds of 130 miles per hour (215km/h).

Graduated from the UASD of the Social Communication career, Journalism mention. She has participated as a collaborator in radio programs and as a journalist in El Nuevo Diario and Diario Libre.

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