Last week on June 1st, the start of the 2017 “Hurricane Season” began. Some of you might question how is that possible since it’s been so incredibly hot lately?! Well, coming into hurricane season doesn’t mean constant rain — it just means that when it does rain it’ll be stronger and more consistent than other times of the year. We plan on […]
State of Emergency: Heavy Rain is taking a toll on Puerto Plata and the North Coast
A state of emergency has been declared by President Danilo Medina for the northern region of the Dominican Republic as heavy rains have continued to fall over the past two weeks causing wide spread flooding and evacuation. Using data from satellites, specifically studying the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM), NASA was able to record that 9 inches of rain fell […]
Hurricane Matthew: Category 3 storm headed through Florida
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 now Far Away: All You Need to Know at this point
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.
Hurricane Matthew: What Has Happened and What To Expect
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 […]
10 reasons why #Snowzilla reminded us there is no place like Casa de Campo
#Snowzilla #Blizzardof2016 or Jonas Storm reminded us that there is no place like Casa de Campo.
Oh oh! Another Tropical Storm on the horizon
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on newly formed Tropical Depression number seven, which IF she develops into a Tropical Storm, will go by the name of “Grace”.
Let’s celebrate the end of hurricane season!
While the last 6 months, termed as “hurricane season” in the Dominican Republic, we have only seen a few rainy days, and today Sunday November the 30th marks the official end of this rainy, windy season! Woohoo!
Welcome to September
Welcome September! This is the month when it starts to feel a little cooler, but it’s also the month where Casa de Campo’s jetset crowd start to drift back! And what does that mean? Fun. That’s what it means! In Casa de Campo it’s certainly is a case of the more the merrier! The more people […]
Good morning grey skies… and tropical storm force winds?
Well hello there! Good morning and happy Friday! This morning Friday August 22nd, here in Casa de Campo we have woken up to… very grey skies. Sadly not the normal bright blue Caribbean skies we love so much. So what’s going on?
Today we celebrate the end of the hurricane season!
While it may not have felt like it, the last 6 months has been “hurricane season” in the Dominican Republic, and today Saturday November the 30th marks the official end of this rainy, windy season! Yippeee!