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Sandy becomes Cat. 1 hurricane as its center nears Jamaica, could strengthen more

Hurricane Sandy pounded Jamaica with heavy rain and a powerful storm surge as it headed for landfall Wednesday near the country's most populous city on a track that would carry it across the Caribbean island to Cuba, and then pose a possible threat to Florida. At least one person in nearby Haiti was killed after being swept away by a rushing river. Read More

Hurricane Sandy roars into Cuba

Hurricane Sandy made landfall Thursday in southern Cuba, just west of Santiago de Cuba, where residents boarded over windows and cleared drainage gutters ahead of the strengthening storm that had roared across Jamaica and left two dead in the Caribbean. Read More

Sandy could rough up South Florida with high winds

Tropical Storm Sandy might rough up South Florida Thursday and Friday with strong winds, possibly causing significant beach erosion, downing power lines and trees and triggering minor coastal flooding Read More

Isaac becomes Cat 1 hurricane near Gulf Coast

Shelters were open for those who chose to stay or missed the chance to get away before the outer bands of the large storm blow ashore ahead of a forecast landfall in southeast Louisiana on Tuesday night or early Wednesday. However, with the exception of some low-lying areas, officials had not ordered mass evacuations. Read More

Isaac Moves Away, Rains Persist in Cuba

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. Read More

Isaac Flooding Hispaniola; Cuba Next

With Isaac already responsible for triggering significant flooding across Puerto Rico, torrential rainfall is now pouring down across Hispaniola and will spread to Cuba, the Bahamas and Jamaica. Read More

Tropical Storm Debby makes landfall on Fla. coast

Debby, the guest that wouldn't leave, is ruining things for a lot of other visitors. Read More

Fla. Gov. Declares Statewide Emergency

Tropical Storm Debby drenched Florida with heavy rains, flooded low-lying neighborhoods and knocked out power to thousands of homes and businesses as it lingered off the state's coast Monday. Read More

Central Cuban Province Back to Normal After Heavy Rain

In view of a significant improvement in weather conditions and after reaching a safety level in the country's largest dam, the Zaza, the Civil Defense Council in Sancti Spiritus, central Cuba, decided to send back home some 7,000 people who had been evacuated. Read More

Torrential rains, floods hit Cuba, two people missing

Heavy rains have caused serious flooding in Cuba’s central territory, two people have been reported as missing, while hundreds of others have been evacuated by local authorities. Read More

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