UPDATE: COE increases alert level for several provinces of DR due to storm Isaías
Due to the passage of tropical storm Isaías through the Dominican Republic, the Directorate of the Emergency Operations Center (COE) increased the provinces to 13 on red alert. 12 are on yellow alert and 6 are on green alert.
On red alert 13
San Pedro de Macorís
El Gran Santo Domingo
María Trinidad Sánchez
Yellow alert 12
San José Ocoa
Green alert 6
Bulletin of the National Meteorological Office
Today’s weather bulletin states that the center of the tropical storm was located at latitude 17.9 north and longitude 69.0 west, about 120 km southeast of Santo Domingo.
Isaías has maximum sustained winds of 95 kph (60 mph) and tropical-storm-force winds that extend about 665 km outside its center. It is moving northwest at about 31 km/h (20 mph).