Floods and deaths due to heavy rains in the Dominican Republic

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - In Brief 20 Nov 2023 by Magdalena Lizardo

At least 21 people have died as a result of heavy rains that have impacted the territory of the Dominican Republic since last Saturday, November 18, although the number could reach 30. In Santo Domingo, a historical record of 431 millimeters of rain in 24 hours was verified. Although there is not yet an estimate, the damages are considered significant in agriculture, the country's road infrastructure, homes, and vehicles in the flooded areas.

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