Heavy rains caused flooding in the Dominican Republic

250 houses of the municipal area of ​​Verona-Punta Cana suffered from rains on May 1, as reported by the fire department of the region. The most affected tourist area Bavaro.

10 families were evacuated from the zone of dangerous flooding. At the international airport of Punta Cana, two passenger planes were affected by flood waters.

According to the report of the Center for Emergency Operations, from the beginning of the year from the rains and floods in the Dominican Republic, more than 2,000 houses were damaged, and 14,000 people were forced to leave their homes.