Local January 31, 2022 | 11:54 am

Downpours spark flashflood alert in the North

Santo Domingo.-  The Emergency Operations Center (COE) reported this Monday that 1,720 people have been displaced  from their homes to safer spaces, as a frontal system dumps heavy rains over the country’s northern region.

According to the report of the relief agency, 344 houses and a road were affected by the rainfall.

The COE indicated that 13 provinces remain on flash flooding alert: Montecristi, Dajabón, Espaillat, Duarte, Monte Plata, Puerto Plata, María Trinidad Sánchez, Valverde, Sánchez Ramírez, Hermanas Mirabal, La Vega, Santiago and Monseñor Noel, “in the face of possible floods, floods and landslides.”

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