More flash flood warnings as rains still hammer north region
Santo Domingo.- The Emergency OperationsCenter (COE) on Friday extended the flash flood warnings for 23 provinces as incessantrains continue to hammer Dominican Republic’s north region.
The COE said flash flood warnings have been issued for the northernprovinces, from Montecristi in the west, María Trinidad Sánchez to the east and Santiago in the south of the intenselyagricultural Cibao region.
Also under alert are provinces in the central,western and southern regions.
The COE cautions the population to follow CivilDefense guidelines and of the otherfirst response agencies, and comply with mandatory evacuations.