Hurricane Fiona hits the Dominican Republic

Category 1 Hurricane Fiona left the territory of Puerto Rico and hit the eastern part of the Dominican Republic. This is reported by TASS with reference to the US National Hurricane Watch.

The speed of wind gusts within the atmospheric phenomenon is about 40 m/s. Now “Fiona” is 75 km southeast of Punta Cana and is moving northwest at a speed of 17 km/h.

On Sunday, a hurricane hit the southeast coast of Puerto Rico. US President Joe Biden signed a decree declaring a state of emergency in Puerto Rico and ordered federal assistance to be provided to the authorities of this US-associated state.

It was previously reported that bad weather hit the Kursk region on Sunday evening. As a result, two people died. More than five thousand local residents were left without electricity. The roofs of 10 residential buildings and 4 socially significant objects were also damaged.

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