July 24, 2021

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Las Tunas in alarm before tropical storm Elsa (+ post and tweet) passes

Las Tunas.- Newspaper 26 It provides updated information on the passage of tropical storm Elsa through various regions of Cuba and the Las Tunas preparation for the possible consequences of this weather event.

Provincial Security Council session until 9:00 p.m.

The provincial security council is meeting this Sunday morning on the southern coast of Las Tunas to note the actions taken before the tropical storm Elsa passed.


NewspaperToday two thousand 173 people are evicted in the province, the majority in family homes. The people of the Nigua, Guayaquil and Sabalo communities were completely evacuated. Others may join during the day depending on Elsa’s evolution.

The Directorate of Hydraulic Resources explained that it has assessed the relief reservoirs depending on the intensity of the rains.

This Sunday morning, the installation of 10 generators for the isolation centers will be completed and 70 percent of consumers have already purchased basic basket products.

At the Carbono port of Puerto Badre, 10,300 tons of sugar were stored.

Carbono PortIn addition, the media in Guayaquil was protected, and the tax brigade was active yesterday to protect communications. Radio connection specialists and mobile phone enabled.

Similarly, arrangements were made to keep 21 irrigation machines safe.

In addition, more than 12,000 cattle were evicted; And a hundred windmills and protected farm houses were conveniently secured.


Elsa 8 p.m.


6:00 a.m. Tropical storm Elsa, with little change in last hour

Over the past few hours, the tropical storm Elsa has been moving west-northwest, at speeds of up to 22 kilometers per hour, with minor changes in structure and intensity. Its core pressure is 1006 hectopascals.

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Early in the morning, a spy plane discovered that the Elsa rotation center was still slightly further east, confirmed by images of Cuban meteorological radars Gran Pietra and Pilan. At 6:00 a.m. the epicenter of the Elsa tropical storm was estimated at 18.2 degrees north latitude and 75.7 degrees west longitude, 275 kilometers southeast of Granma’s Cape Cruz.

Over the next 12 to 24 hours, the tropical storm Elsa will continue in a similar course, traveling through the Strait of Cologne. From the end of this Sunday morning it will sail to the extreme west of the Granma and then to the southern seas of the provinces of Las Tunas, Camage and Cuba’s central region. In addition, the speed of your translation will gradually decrease, with fluctuations in its intensity.

Clouds of rain and rain associated with the circulation of the tropical storm Elsa have accumulated around its center in the last hours, with its strongest parts over the southern seas of the eastern region, although in the next few places the hour will begin to increase again towards the outer circulation of this system affecting the provinces from Granma to Guantanamo. In the morning, the rainfall spreads to other provinces of the eastern region and is strong and intense in some places, mainly in the province of Granma and the mountains and the southern coast of Santiago de Cuba and many other places. Guantanamo.

Elsa 6 p.m.In the morning near the southeastern part of Cuba the intensity of the wind and the height of the waves begin to increase. Winds will reach speeds of 30 to 45 kilometers per hour, with high winds reaching tropical storm power of up to 85 kilometers per hour.

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There will be strong swells from Cabo Cruz to Punta de Maize, up to four to six meters high, with light to moderate coastal flooding, mainly in Santiago de Cuba and Granma. From the end of the morning, light flooding will move into the Gulf of Guacanao and then into the southern coast of the central region of Cuba from the afternoon.

The next tropical cyclone consultation will be held Sunday at 9:00 p.m.