Extremely heavy rains hit central and eastern Cuba over the past couple of days, causing destructive flooding in which at least 6 people lost their lives.
A historic hailstorm hit Havana, Cuba on April 20, 2023, with hail the size never before seen in Cuba. This event will enter history books as one of the most important hailstorm events in known history.
Category 3 Hurricane “Ian” made landfall just southwest of the town of La Coloma in the Pinar del Rio Province of Cuba at 08:30 UTC on September 27, 2022, with maximum sustained winds of 205 km/h (125 mph) and a minimum central pressure of 952 hPa.
Ian strengthened into a major hurricane (Category 3) at 06:30 UTC on September 27, 2022, just 2 hours before making landfall in western Cuba. Significant wind and storm surge are occurring over the region.
A large fire that started in Cuba after lightning struck Matanzas Supertanker Base on Friday, August 5, 2022, is still not under control. According to the initial reports, 1 firefighter has been killed while at least 16 other firefighters are still missing. 122 people were injured, of which 5 critically.
Floods and landslides caused by heavy rains brought by Potential Tropical Cyclone One (later named Tropical Storm “Alex”) left at least three people dead in Cuba on June 3, 2022.
The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for all of the Florida Keys, including the Dry Tortugas and Florida Bay, and for the west coast of Florida south of Englewood at 03:00 UTC on June 3, 2022.
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…
Tropical Storm "Ida" strengthened into a hurricane at 17:10 UTC on Friday, August 27, 2021, just 50 km (31 miles) ESE of the Isle of Youth. Landfall took place at 18:00 UTC with maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h (75 mph) and a minimum central pressure of…
Tropical Storm "Ida" formed in the Caribbean Sea at 21:20 UTC on Thursday, August 26, 2021, as the 9th named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. At the time, its center was located 160 km (100 miles) WSW of Negril, Jamaica and 205 km (130 miles)…