The director of the Emergency Operations Center (COE), Juan Manuel Méndez, reported that they have been able to confirm the death of four people who died because of the heavy rains on November 4th.
The first was identified as Teófilo Antonio Cruz Peña, 63, who died in the La Puya ravine, in Arroyo Hondo; the second was Yilmes Céspedes, 20 years old, who died in the Villa Claudia sector of Ciudad Real.
Also Alberto Javier Pimentel, 47, who perished in Villa Francisca, and Edwin Alexander Cedano, 25, who died in the Zurza community in Santo Domingo.
In its latest report, the COE maintained 12 provinces on yellow alert and nine on green alert due to the trough that is located over the country.
The agency indicated that the provinces of Samaná, Sánchez Ramírez, Monseñor Nouel, La Altagracia, La Romana, El Seibo, Hato Mayor, San Pedro de Macorís, Monte Plata, Gran Santo Domingo and Monte Cristi are on yellow alert.
On the other hand, María Trinidad Sánchez, Duarte, La Vega, Azua, San Juan, Santiago, Valverde, Santiago Rodríguez and Puerto Plata are on green alert.