Articles tagged "cuba weather"

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Tropical Storm "Laura" wreaks havoc across the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Puerto Rico

Tropical Storm "Laura" brought strong winds and heavy rain to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti over the weekend, August 22 into 23, 2020, leaving at least 11 people dead and more than 1 million without power. The storm is now dumping heavy...

August 24, 2020

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Heavy rains and damaging tornado hit central Cuba

Heavy rains hit central Cuba provinces on Monday, May 25, 2020, flooding low areas of the main cities and forcing evacuations. The storm was accompanied by a tornado with winds of up to 120 km/h (75 mph) which left three people injured. The affected provinces were...

May 26, 2020

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Eastern Cuba hit by a tornado and 'anomalous seismic activity'

The eastern portion of Cuba was hit by a tornado and more than 20 earthquakes on Sunday afternoon and evening, May 17, 2020. No fatalities were reported, but there was extensive damage to properties. The twister struck around 17:00 UTC (13:00 LT) in El Churrasco in...

May 19, 2020

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Cuba breaks all-time temperature record

The island nation of Cuba broke its all-time temperature over the past weekend. According to the country's official meteorological agency, on April 11, 2020, the town of Veguitas registered 39.3 °C (102.7 °F) -- the hottest temperature ever recorded for...

April 17, 2020

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EF-4 tornado, Havana: 1 238 affected homes, 4 people killed and 195 injured, Cuba

The tornado that hit Cuba's capital city, Havana on January 27, 2019, had wind speeds of 300 km/h (186 mph) and was rated EF-4 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. Four people were killed and 195 injured. The tornado touched down between 20:30 and 21:00 local time, and...

January 30, 2019

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Big tornado hits capital Havana, killing 3 people and injuring 170, Cuba

A large tornado hit Cuban capital Havana on Sunday, January 27, 2019, killing three people and injuring at least 170. The last time Havana was hit by such a strong and damaging tornado was 79 years ago, in December 1940. The tornado reportedly formed over the sea...

January 28, 2019

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Michael strengthening into a hurricane, heavy rainfall across western Cuba, Hurricane Watch for parts of Alabama and Florida

Tropical Storm "Michael" is strengthening and expected to become a hurricane very soon. A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the Cuban province of Pinar del Rio, a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect of the Cuban province of the Isle of Youth and the coast...

October 08, 2018

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Tropical Storm "Michael" aims Florida, warnings in effect in Cuba and Mexico

Tropical Storm "Michael" formed October 7 near the Yucatan Peninsula as the 13th named storm of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. A Tropical Storm Warning is currently in effect for the Cuban provinces of Pinar del Rio and the Isle of Youth, and the...

October 07, 2018

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Florida declares state of emergency, Subtropical Storm "Alberto" dropping heavy rain

Florida has declared a state of emergency for all its 67 counties as the state continues to monitor and prepare for Subtropical Storm "Alberto." The cyclone has since formed a new eye and is now located over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico. Bands of heavy...

May 26, 2018

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Subtropical Storm "Alberto" forms in Gulf of Mexico, heavy rain and floods expected across Yucatan, Cuba, Florida and Gulf Coast

Subtropical Storm "Alberto" formed in the Gulf of Mexico on May 25, 2018 as the first named storm of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. Alberto is expected to slowly move toward the Gulf Coast producing widespread heavy rain. This storm can produce major...

May 25, 2018

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Subtropical or tropical cyclone likely to form by late Saturday over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring a broad surface low currently drifting slowly northward over the eastern Yucatan Peninsula and becoming better defined. Formation chance over the next 48 hours is 70% and 90% over the next 5 days. This system is expected...

May 24, 2018

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10 people died in Cuba as a result of Hurriane "Irma"

The Cuban government announced Monday, September 11, 2017 that ten people have died in the country as a result of Hurricane "Irma." Seven people died in capital Havana, mainly as a result of building collapses. Category 4 Hurricane "Irma"...

September 11, 2017

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Hurricane "Irma" - Cuba to get hit, warnings extended northward along the Florida Peninsula

Hurricane "Irma" changed its projected path and its latest forecast track takes it over or very near the coast of northern Cuba. On the current forecast track, Irma will start moving away from Cuba around 18:00 UTC on Saturday, September 9 and make a turn...

September 08, 2017

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Severe coastal flooding hits northern Cuba

Strong winds lasting for over 20 hours produced waves over 5 m (16 feet) high and caused severe coastal flooding in northern Cuba, including capital Havana, on January 23 and 24, 2017. On Tuesday, January 24, high tide, fueled by winds of up to 60 km/h (37 mph),...

January 25, 2017

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Matthew hits Cuba, passing directly over the Bahamas toward Florida

After making landfall near Les Anglais in western Haiti at 11:00 UTC on October 4, 2016, with maximum sustained winds of 230 km/h (145 mph) and gusts to 278 km/h (172 mph), Matthew slowed down, made a second landfall on the eastern tip of Cuba around 00:00 UTC...

October 05, 2016

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Heavy rains, flash floods and mudslides likely over Hispaniola today, Cuba over the weekend

A weak area of low pressure extending from eastern Cuba northward to the central Bahamas is producing disorganized shower and thunderstorm activity today, NHC reports. Upper-level winds are expected to remain unfavorable for significant development during the next...

August 26, 2016