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Gustav Could Be Hurricane Again and moving to the west in the Caribbean Sea south of Cuba
The center of the storm was located at 06:00 Eastern Standard Time at 18.1 degrees latitude north and 78.2 degrees latitude west, around 124 miles south southwest of Cabo Cruz and 227 miles east southeast of Cayman Island. Gustav has maximum sustained winds of 100 mph with higher gusts. Its central pressure increased to 991 hPa, and it continues moving at 8 miles per hour.

Heavy showers and rains will continue in the eastern provinces, mainly in the southern coast and mountainous areas, where locally strong and intense rains are expected.

The INSMET forecasts heavy swells and coastal flooding in lower zones of the southern coast of Santiago de Cuba and Granma provinces in the first half of today, which will be extended to the south coast of Ciego de Avila and Sancti Spiritus provinces.

Meanwhile, storm Hanna has changed little, is located at 21.8 degrees latitude north and 62.5 degrees latitude west, around 326 miles northeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

It is moving to the northeast around 14 mph, with maximum sustained winds near 53 mph, higher gusts and a central pressure of 1,000 hPa.


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