National Defense Staff declared the alert stage (watch), today for the eastern provinces for Cuba
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- 09 / 07 / 2008
Cienfuegos and Matanzas are currently in the Informative stage, since
hurricane Ike may affect the whole country.
Ike is a dangerous hurricane category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale
currently approaching the northern coast of eastern Cuba. The storm
maintains 215-km per hour winds with higher gusts. Over the next 12 to 24 hours Ike will continue to move west-southwest at some 24 km per hour.