Local September 1, 2016 | 10:19 am

Saharan dust causes high temperatures

Santo Domingo.-Saharan dust and the normal levels of solar radiation for this time of yearwill continue to create the conditions for high temperatures of more than 34degrees Celsius in many parts of the Dominican Republic over the next 48 hours.

The weatherforecasting body, ONAMET, is issuing its usual advice to the public to keephydrated, wear light clothing and avoid direct sunlight for prolonged periods.

The likelihood of rainfall will be low in most parts of the country, the exceptions being the border regions and thesoutheast where there is a slight possibility of scattered showers.

For Friday, a weathersystem will increase cloud cover in the afternoon and cause isolated showers withsome thunderstorms are forecast for the southeast, northeast, central mountainsand the border region.

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