Isaac Moves Away, Rains Persist in Cuba
- Submitted by: lena campos
- Intense rains and floods
- 08 / 27 / 2012
Tropical Storm Isaac moves over the Gulf of Mexico with maximum sustained winds of 100 kilometers per hour, but rains persist in Cuba, the Institute of Meteorology (INSMET) reported.
According to a recent weather report, the storm continues its course west northwest at 22 kilometers per hour and minimum pressure dropped to 990 hPa.
Rains have persisted in great part of the country, mainly in central and western regions, becoming heavy and intense in some locations. They will continue throughout Monday, he said.
INSMET states that heavy seas will endanger navigation on the Caribbean island on both western coasts and in the south central region, with light to moderate coastal flooding in low-lying south areas of these regions.
At 06:00 local time (10:00 GMT), Isaac was located at 25.3 degrees north latitude and 84.4 degrees west longitude, about 355 kilometers south-southwest of Tampa and 415 kilometers southeast of New Orleans, ISMET reported.
Source: Prensa Latina