Waterspout hits Havana, damaging homes and downing power lines, Cuba

Waterspout hits Havana, damaging homes and downing power lines, Cuba

A large waterspout formed off the coast capital Havana, Cuba on February 9, 2022, and came ashore, damaging roofs of homes, and downing trees and power lines. The waterspout hit the land between Tarara and Guanabo beaches at around 10:30 LT. "We have set up a…

Heavy rains and damaging tornado hit central Cuba

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…

Eastern Cuba hit by a tornado and ‘anomalous seismic activity’

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…

Cuba breaks all-time temperature record

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…