World June 15, 2023 | 10:43 am

The effects of the El Niño phenomenon are beginning to be felt in the Caribbean; Dominican Republic presents high temperatures

Santo Domingo.- The United States Climate Prediction Center has issued an alert regarding the formation of the El Niño phenomenon in the Pacific Ocean. Meteorological analyst Jean Suriel conducted an analysis suggesting that it will be an intense phenomenon with negative effects in the Caribbean, including drought processes and increased heat in the Dominican Republic.

According to Suriel, high temperatures in the Dominican Republic have been extending for a longer period. The heat begins in April and persists until November. Additionally, the hottest hours of the day occur from 8 AM to 8 PM.

Given this report, here are some recommendations for traveling on roads during this hot season.

When traveling on roads during hot seasons, it’s important to stay hydrated, dress appropriately to protect yourself from the sun, check your vehicle’s condition, take regular breaks to rest and cool down and be cautious of hot surfaces. Additionally, never leave children or pets unattended in a parked car, be aware of the signs of heat-related illnesses, and stay informed about weather conditions and road updates.


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