Local January 15, 2023 | 9:35 am

Rains to continue today in several regions of the country due to frontal system

The National Office of Meteorology reported that today a frontal system will be located over Dominican territory, generating clouds from the early hours of the day accompanied by moderate to heavy downpours, thundershowers at times, and gusty winds, until late afternoon and early evening, over locations located on the slopes: northwest, north, northeast and the Central Cordillera.

The Onamet added that this rainfall activity would move towards the eastern part of the country as the frontal system passes over the island.

On the Atlantic coast, small and fragile boat operators are advised to navigate cautiously near the coastal perimeter without venturing out to sea due to wind and abnormal waves.

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Temperatures will suffer a decrease due to the passage of the frontal system and the increase of the north wind. Temperatures are forecast between 2°C and 10°C in mountain areas such as Constanza, Jarabacoa, Hondo Valle, and Polo. They could be between -4°C and 2°C in higher altitudes, such as Valle Nuevo and Pico Duarte.

PROVINCES FORECAST BY LOCATIONS T. Max. °C T. Min. °C
Santiago Cloudy with scattered showers, thundershowers, and gusty winds. 29/31 16/18
Puerto Plata Partly cloudy to cloudy with scattered showers, thundershowers, and gusty winds. 29/31 17/19
Duarte Partly cloudy to cloudy with scattered showers, thunderstorms, and wind gusts. 29/ 31 18/20
Constanza Cloudy with moderate to heavy showers at times, thundershowers, and wind gusts. 16/ 18 08/10
Peravia Partly cloudy to cloudy at times with showers and thunderstorms. 29/ 31 21/23
San P. de Macorís Cloudy with showers, thundershowers, and wind gusts. 30/ 32 19/21
La Romana Medium cloudy to cloudy with scattered showers, thundershowers, and wind gusts. 30/ 32 19/21
La Vega Cloudy with showers, thundershowers, and gusty winds. 29/ 31 10/16
Monseñor Nouel Cloudy with showers, thunderstorms, and wind gusts. 29/ 31 10/16
San Cristóbal Cloudy with showers, thunderstorms, and gusty winds. 29/ 31 18/20
Samaná Cloudy with showers, thunderstorms, and gusty winds. 29/ 31 20/22
Monte Cristi Scattered to partly cloudy with isolated showers. 29/ 31 19/21
Azua Scattered to partly cloudy clouds with isolated showers and gusty winds. 30/ 32 20/22
San Juan Partly cloudy at times with scattered showers. 29/ 31 16/20
Barahona Scattered to partly cloudy, with showers in the afternoon. 29/31 21/23
La Altagracia Cloudy with moderate to heavy showers at times, thundershowers, and gusty winds. 29/31 19/21

For this Monday
Weather conditions will be dominated by the arrival of a low-humidity air mass associated with a high-pressure system.

For this reason, there will be mostly sunny skies and little rainfall over most of the country, with some isolated showers and occasional gusts of wind, due to the effects of wind and local terrain towards locations in the north, northeast, and mountain systems.

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