I am in lockdown again, not because of the coronavirus although we really should be in lockdown because of that too, but that’s another story. Today everyone is home because of Tropical Storm Isaías.

This storm has been all over the place changing its trajectory and making it very difficult to find it’s center. We didn’t know what to expect from this storm, some people were worried it was going to be like Hurricane María but meteorologists ensured us it would be nothing like the phenomenon that was Hurricane María.

When we went to sleep last night, we still didn’t know what was going to happen today, what the rain and the wind would be like, if we would have power or if we would go to work today. It wasn’t raining too much last night but I did wake up in the middle of the night because it was raining a lot. I later woke up early in the morning when the power went out.

It is raining so much rivers have come out of their channels causing many places to flood, forcing people to be rescued from their houses. There have also been landslides in the mountains.

Urbanización Buenaventura, Mayagüez Hurricane Center Puerto Rico

The storm has now left Puerto Rico and is on its way to the Dominican Republic but we still have a flood warning and it hasn’t stopped raining.

Today proved what we all knew but the government won’t admit, we are not ready for Hurricane Season.


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