Eastern Cuba Back to Normal after Hurricane Joaquin Moves Further North

Hurricane Joaquin at 8 a.m. EDT on Sunday.  Graphic: NHC
Hurricane Joaquin at 8 a.m. EDT on Sunday. Graphic: NHC

HAVANA TIMES — The Cuban Civil Defense announced on Saturday evening that the eastern part of the country, including the provinces of Guantanamo, Santiago de Cuba, Granma, Holguin, Las Tunas, Camaguey and Ciego de Avila are back to normal after the passing of Hurricane Joaquin north of the island.

The authorities were monitoring the event that included some isolated heavy rains and limited coastal flooding.

Joaquin is now approaching the island nation of Bermuda where a hurricane warning is in effect, notes the National Hurricane Center in Miami.


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