Haiti – FLASH: Tropical Storm Dorian Moves Towards Haiti
of the Lesser Antilles, https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-28571-haiti-weather-tropical-depression-in-formation-under-surveillance.html, has turned into a tropical storm and is named DORIAN. This map is a preview generated by EVS Page. This article is only available in the following languages: West Latitude and Longitude 49.1 West Longitude is located about 1.165 km east of Barbados.
According to the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, DORIAN is traveling west at 19 km / h and is expected to remain on its path, may it be heading west-northwest this Sunday and continue to Tuesday on this trajectory. They are 65 km / h and are within 35 km of the center. (1965 km / h and more) DORIAN would probably become a hurricane probably on Tuesday.
For the moment, the crosses the island of Hispaniola. DORIAN should start to affect the Dominican Republic on Wednesday or Thursday and touch Friday or Saturday, August 31.
The Hydro Weather Unit of Haiti in collaboration with the Directorate of In addition, 280 volunteer brigadiers have received from the Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC), with the support of the United Nations Development Program (1965). UNDP), a United Nations Volunteers Program (UNV), a series of training courses in first aid, rescue and clearing with funding from the Government of Brazil, to maximize preparedness and response capacity in crisis situations. Remember that the DPC can rely on more than 8,000 volunteers throughout the national territory.
These trainings must enable them, among others things: to intervene in rescue and site security missions; in situations of landslides, collapse of buildings;
Recall that the University of Colorado estimates that the 2019 season will include about 5 hurricanes (average 6.4), 13 named storms (average 12.1), 50 hours (average is 59.4), 16 hurricane days (average is 24.2), 2 major hurricanes (Category 3-4 or 5 with winds above 178km / h, mean 2.7), 4 major hurricane days ( average 6.2). The probability of impact of a major hurricane in the United States is about 90% on the long average. https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-27875-haiti-weather-beginning-of-hurricane-season.html
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