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An extra 100 soldiers were sent before the storm to join 35 already stationed in the Dutch part, and another 100 have been dispatched.
Weather: A partly cloudy to cloudy sky and on both, today and tomorrow showers could occur over parts of the island. Forecast high will be 32ºC, and the low will be 27ºC. Winds: East-southeast and moderate to fresh; force 4 to 5 (20 to 39 km/h, 11 to 21 knots).
The citys Dutch colonial origin and heritage is reflected in the colourful historic buildings and in the town lay-out of the inner citys four historic districts known as Punda (17th century), Otrobanda (18th century), Pietermaai and Scharloo (both 19th century).
Each with an expression of its own, the distinct historic townscapes of Historic Willemstads districts turn the city itself into a colourful and lively reference book of its architectural and urban history both for the city stroller and the visitor.
Historic Willemstad accommodates 765 listed monuments, mostly historic mansions, shop houses and townhouses, but also an array of typical small popular dwellings.
Major monuments in Historic Willemstad are Fort Amsterdam, seat of the government of the Netherlands Antilles, Water Fort and Rif Fort facing the Caribbean Sea and the Synagogue Mikv Isral Emanuel, oldest synagogue in use in the western hemisphere.