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The Fifth National Meteorology Congress continues in Havana with a session dedicated to tropical storms and weather forecast.

Climate changes and course of hurricanes in the Atlantic, extra-tropical depressions that have affected Cuba in the last few years, foggy days and predictions of extreme events, are also included in the working agenda of delegates.

The Congress, opened on Tuesday, has the presence of experts from several nations, among them Michel Jarroud, general secretary of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), who recognized the high capacity of the Cuban meteorological

Jarroud stressed how the island was capable of recovering rapidly after the passing of three hurricanes of great intensity in 2008. This was due to effectiveness of security systems, early warnings, and experts' vicissitudes.

Several awards were delivered to Cuban experts in the event's opening session.


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