Well well well, following an unexpectedly hot and sunny month of July, it would seem that the rainy “Hurricane Season” has now arrived to the Dominican Republic – in the form of a Tropical Wave which is now hovering over us with a “low pressure system”, predicted to become a Tropical Cyclone (most likely a […]
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Rainy days and a flash flood in Casa de Campo
At this ‘rainy’ time of year in the Dominican Republic and Casa de Campo – when it rains it pours! And one rainstorm recently was soo fierce that a mini ‘flash-flood’ swept through our beautiful Casa de Campo resort. (Ok, ok it wasn’t so much a ‘flash flood’, more a river of water that ran […]
What! More rain? And Tropical Storm Maria is now predicted to become a Hurricane (again)
With so many hurricanes (Hurricane Katia, Hurricane Nate and Tropical Storm Maria) floating around in our part of the world – it’s no wonder the weather in Casa de Campo La Romana has been a little “disturbed.” So what can we expect for the next few days and more importantly will this wild weather ruin […]
Post-Hurricane Irene Casa de Campo Update!
Goodbye Hurricane Irene! Now that Hurricane Irene has well and truly gone (except it is still raining….), life in Casa de Campo can get back to normal – here is a quick summary of which Casa de Campo services and facilities are open and which are closed.
Severe (ish) Weather Warning: Hurricane Irene, update 5
My oh my, Hurricane Irene has become quiet a beast and having brought very heavy rain and some strong winds to the Dominican Republic over night, she looks set to grow and get even stronger!
Not-so-severe Weather Warning: Hurricane Irene, update 4
It’s 3.30pm on Monday the 22nd of August and Hurricane Irene has just arrived into Casa de Campo La Romana in the Dominican Republic! Fortunately, given that Hurricane Irene’s centre is located approximately 80km north of the North-Eastern coast of the Dominican Republic, Irene’s arrival has not brought anything more treacherous than a lot of […]
Brace yourself: Here comes Emily!
Yesterday I spent all day watching Tropical Storm Emily’s progress on every possible channel; weather.com, nhc.noaa.gov, stormpulse.com and of course on Facebook and despite the fact that every single source indicated that she wouldn’t be ariving until Wednesday (tonight/today) – I still expected to be woken up in the night with driving rain and howling winds! […]
This Rainy Weekend in Casa: July 23rd – 25th
Rain, rain go away! As far as the rain is concerned there is good news and bad news. The good news (for the DR) is that ‘Tropical Storm Bonnie,’ which has been causing all this rain is now centered over the Bahamas and headed up across the end of Florida towards New Orleans. The bad […]