Haiti - Emily : Situation in Haiti this morning
The National Meteorological Center (CNM) informs that Emily is able to produce between 150 to 250 millimeters of rain on the plains of the Dominican Republic and Haiti with excess rainfall on the reliefs.
Following the current trajectory, Emily is located at:
169 km (105 mi) of Port-au-Prince
148 km (92 mi) of Jacmel
233 km (145 mi) of the Island of the Gonâve
240 km (149 mi) of Les Cayes
299 km (186 mi) of Jérémie
Situation in the region, residents of several neighborhoods vulnerable chose to evacuate at friends or family members. About 3, 4 in the morning of heavy rain and small gusts were felt in Jacmel and other communes of the South East, currently there is moderate rainfall and light winds in Jacmel. The Electricity of Haiti decided to cut electricity to Jacmel. About 5 am the first gusts were recorded at Les Cayes. More than 1,200 evacuees in the downtown of Jérémie. More information to follow during the day.
This morning the SPGRD in conjunction with the National Meteorological Centre and the National Civil Aviation, banned until further notice, all internal flights across the country. Cabotage operations are always prohibited on the south coast of Haiti and also in the Gulf of Gonave until further notice.
The Maritime and Navigation Service of Haiti (SEMANAH) reports that sailors and fishermen have complied with the orders of prohibition to take the sea in the Southeast.