The tormenta tropical Franklin will strengthen before reaching Hispaniola, which they share the Dominican Republic and Haiti, where severe flooding could occur between Tuesday and Wednesday, the United States National Hurricane Center (CNH) alerted; Follow his career LIVE here.
Franklin, It was about 445 kilometers south of Santo Domingo as of Monday noon and represented maximum sustained winds of 85 kilometers per hour. In addition, the Dominican Republic’s Emergency Operations Center activated red alerts in 14 provinces and yellow alerts in 18 provinces for possible flooding of rivers, streams, and ravines, as well as sudden or urban flooding.
The red alert areas are Santo Domingo, the National District, San Cristóbal, Peravia, Barahona, San Juan, Independencia, San Pedro de Macors, La Romana, San José de Ocoa, Azua, Pedernales, Bahoruco, Elas Pia.
Franklin will also bring rain to Puerto Rico
The tormenta tropical Franklin It will also bring copious amounts of rain to Puerto Rico, U.S. meteorologists said in an update bulletin.
“Franklin is expected to trigger tropical storm conditions beginning Tuesday in parts of the Dominican Republic and Haiti where tropical storm warnings have been issued,” the report said.
Franklin It was moving west at a speed of 9.6 kilometers per hour.
The relative calm in the Atlantic is over. Gert and Emily are advancing
Activity in the Atlantic shows that the relative calm that marked the early part of the season ended with the formation of Completedjust, named after Emily, which lies about 400 miles (660 km) east-southeast of the Leeward Islands, which are part of the Lesser Antilles.
While Emily was located over the open sea, it became a post-tropical cyclone without posing a threat to the land.
The sixth tropical storm of this season in the Atlantic basin is located about 390 km south of Santo Domingo, moving west at 9 km/h and presenting maximum sustained winds of 85 km/h.