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A radar device to detect meteorological events located on San Juan Peak in the Cuban province of Cienfuegos is being modernized to increase significantly its capacity, Granma newspaper reported.

A team of experts have installed there a new magnetron, an apparatus in charge of measuring electromagnetic energy.

The San Juan Peak meteorological station has been introducing technological improvements for several years, to detect with great precision meteorological phenomena.

The radar apparatus is located on one of the highest points of the Guamuhaya mountain range, in the country's central zone and in front of the Caribbean Sea, very important to study atmospheric events.

This is its best position to systematically analyze hurricanes affecting the island almost every year.

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