Shock! Hurricane Ida destroys Cuba and reaches the USA
The Cuban leadership carried out the evacuation of more than 10 thousand citizens in the western provinces of Pinar del Rio and Artemisa due to the passage of Hurricane Ida over their territory. Hurricane has already passed over the island of Juventud in the west of the country. In this region, the power supply is interrupted. Tropical storm Ida intensified to a hurricane as it approached the coast of Cuba. The maximum wind speed within the hurricane is 36.5 m / s. Hurricane Ida is gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico, approaching the US coast. The American Hurricane Watch Center predicts that the hurricane will intensify in a few hours to a Category 5 Saffir-Simpson hurricane.