Heavy rains have led to mass evacuation in the Dominican Republic

More than 5000 people have been evacuated from disaster areas in the Dominican Republic, the territory of which struck a heavy rain, said on Friday the Mexican television.Heavy rains have led to mass evacuation in the Dominican Republic

Water element has damaged at least 1.1 thousand houses and buildings, mainly in the capital, Santo Domingo, and in the eastern parts of the island Caribbean nation. Emergency declared in half of the 32 provinces of the country. No casualties posts yet.

Downpours caused by two low pressure areas that were formed by the end of the week in this part of the Dominican Republic. Authorities have warned residents of the affected areas of the need to take precautions, as well as the risk of movement in the small boat off the coast of the country.

In late April, were evacuated over 11,000 people due to flooding caused by incessant heavy rains in the north, central and south-eastern parts of the Dominican Republic. It was then dumped about 3 million homes.

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