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Tropical Storm Gabrielle heading north through the Mona Passage

UPDATE: Tropical Storm Gabrielle has now been “downgraded” to Tropical Depression Gabrielle – click here to read more!  Despite my optimism that “Invest 97-L” wasn’t going to develop much, yesterday the system did develop… firstly into Tropical Depression 7, and then into Tropical Storm Gabrielle. So this morning as we wake up to a serene […]

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Café de la Leche at La Cantina postponed to next Friday Sept. 13th

Sad news my friends! The next Café de la Leche celebration scheduled for tomorrow at La Cantina in Altos de Chavón has now been moved to next Friday the 13th of September. The decision to postpone the popular monthly event came with the development of Tropical Storm Gabrielle yesterday (now “downgraded” to Tropical Depression Gabriel, […]

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Tropical Depression Gabrielle now headed directly at the Dominican Republic

Good news and bad news! Well the good news is that Tropical Depression Gabrielle has now been “downgraded” from a tropical storm, but the bad news is that after a westerly detour he is now headed north again – directly towards the southeast coast of the Dominican Republic. So here is a quick update to […]

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Invest 97-L to bring some heavy rain to the Dominican Republic

UPDATE: Invest 97-L has now developed into Tropical Storm Gabrielle and is heading north through the Mona Passage between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Click here to read more.  Despite being now “peak” hurricane season, not 1 hurricane has yet to develop this season and while there are still none on the horizon… nor […]

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Wondering why it’s raining? There’s a Tropical Wave overhead!

This morning we woke to another bright, sunny and beautiful day in Casa de Campo… and then it started to rain. Just a brief shower? Sadly not – there’s a “Tropical Wave” hovering over the Dominican Republic right now! Fortunately a “tropical wave” is the most insignificant and unthreatening of all the types of tropical […]

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“Active” hurricane season starts today with a maximum of 20 storms predicted

Today June 1st, marks the official start of the hurricane season in the Dominican Republic. Over the last few days we have seem several downpours throughout the country – which could be part of the “active” hurricane season that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – NOAA- have predicted in the Atlantic for this year. […]

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Tropical Weather Update: tail-end of Hurricane Sandy to bring more rain and wind to the Dominican Republic…..

Hurricane Sandy, now a category 2 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 105mph is centered to the North of Cuba and is expected to continue north passing through the Bahamas, but although the “core” of Hurricane Sandy is now rather far away from the Dominican Republic  – the “tail end” of the Tropical Cyclone system […]