At least 21 people died in the Dominican Republic after heavy rain over the weekend which displaced thousands of residents.
An investigation has also been launched after nine people died when torrential rain caused a highway tunnel wall to collapse in the capital Santo Domingo.
Three children were among those killed.
More than 13 thousand people were evacuated to secure areas after heavy downpours.
President Luis Abinader declared that this was the most significant rainfall event ever in the country's recorded history, following torrential storms over the last 48 hours.