January 19, 2021

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Government to update details on proximity of potential cyclone 9


The government of Puerto Rico will offer updated details this afternoon on the proximity of the potential tropical cyclone 9 to the island.

The press conference will take place after 2:00 p.m. in the Bureau for Emergency Management and Disaster Administration in San Juan.

According to the bulletin of the National Hurricane Center in Miami issued at 8:00 am, the potential tropical cyclone 9 continues its passage through the Caribbean and It is located about 350 miles or 560 kilometers from San Juan.

Due to the proximity of the system, Puerto Rico is in a tropical storm warning, which means that its effects would begin to be felt in 36 hours or less. [19659005] At this time, heavy rains and gusting winds are already beginning to be felt over the Virgin Islands, highlights the federal agency.

The CNH reports that the phenomenon would be near or over Puerto Rico tonight, by Thursday near or over La Spanish and near or over The Bahamas for Friday. Between 3 and 6 inches of rain are expected, although in some isolated places it will increase to 10 inches.



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