As of 2 a.m. this morning, Hurricane Matthew has downgraded to a Category 3 storm with top winds sustained at 120 mph. As one of the most dangerous hurricanes to hit Florida since 2004, President Obama declared a state of emergency, while Florida Governor Rick Scott advised everyone to evacuate. So far everyone living on the coast of Florida, Georgia […]
Hurricane Matthew is one of the most dangerous hurricanes that we have come across for the last couple of years. There have been numerous reported deaths, and thousands have been evacuated. As predicted, the large mountainous islands caused Matthew to weaken on Tuesday night going down to a Category 3 hurricane, but it is gaining strength.
According to the World Meteorological Organization, the 2016 hurricane season in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean runs from June 1st through November 30th. Hurricane Matthew is the 13th hurricane to have formed this season, and since its announcement last week has had everyone on the edge of their seats charting its course. Just recently we’ve been able to […]
One month down – 5 more to go! So now that we are officially one month into the Hurricane Season 2013 here we bring you a tropical weather update for the Dominican Republic.
UPDATE, Wednesday October 24th 8pm: Earlier today Tropical Storm Sandy did indeed develop into Hurricane Sandy, and has now made landfall in Jamaica with maximum sustained winds of 85mph. Good news for the Dominican Republic – the large mass of thunderstorms now seems to have passed us by and/or dissipated, so although we’ve already has some […]
Since the wild and windy passing of Hurricane Isaac in August, which flooded the coastal areas of Casa de Campo with a rather nasty storm surge (click here for photos), Casa de Campo and the Dominican Republic hasn’t been affected by any other Tropical Depressions, Tropical Storms or hurricanes – until now. Tropical Depression 18, […]
UPDATE: The information in this article is no longer correct. Tropical Storm Isaac has now passed by the Dominican Republic. Here in Casa de Campo, sports facilities, services and restaurants are reopened with the exception of the Teeth of the Dog golf course – which is currently being clear-up as it was damaged by the […]