(PHOTOS & VIDEO) Hurricane Sandy Heads To Bahamas After Battering Southeastern Cuba
Linkedin

(PHOTOS & VIDEO) Hurricane Sandy Heads To Bahamas After Battering Southeastern Cuba

Havana : Cuba | Oct 25, 2012 at 4:43 PM PDT
XX XX
Views: Pending
 
Hurricane Sandy Heads To Bahamas After Battering Southeastern Cuba

News Cuba Links There are other areas such as the Bahamas

And now we discover that there are victims

Hurricane Sandy, the rapidly increasing intensity over the warm waters of the Caribbean hit southeastern Cuba on Thursday morning accompanied by strong winds gusting 177 kilometers per hour, which led to power cuts and the uprooting of trees in the city of Santiago de Cuba.

The agency said the Cuban Meteorological The center of the storm reached landfall west of the city of Santiago
The total height of nine meters waves which submerge coastal areas,
The agency said the typhoon Sandy will increase strength after passing over Cuba.

And heavy rainfall in the area hit by the hurricane, and forecasters expected Scattered between 15 and 30.5 centimeters of rain in most areas and up to 50 centimeters in isolated places.

But is there casualties?
Answer (Yes)
However, the limited number of

Where media quoted local police as saying on Wednesday, that a man "74-year-old" died in Jamaica after resulted in a landslide for the huge rock fall at his home outside Kingston.
Also led the hurricane blew roofs and uprooted trees in the area.

There are people who have escaped and fled away

Fled more than a thousand people to emergency shelters across the Caribbean island, according to what the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management,
She added that it expected more with the continued flee rainfall until today.

The wind speed in the range from Category II hurricane between 154 to 177 kilometers per hour, making Hurricane Sandy is about to become the third category.

We also know that there are service organizations in the community such as educational institutions stopped

This happened in Jamaica, authorities shut down schools and equip shelters in anticipation of the storm Sandy


There is also the economic impact due to this hurricane
Where futures rose U.S. crude oil at close on Thursday after choppy trading to break losing streak lasted five sessions after it received support from positive economic data from the United Kingdom
Recovery futures for refined products on fears that Hurricane Sandy affect refineries on the east coast of the United States.

1 of 2
Next
Hurricane Sandy Heads To Bahamas After Battering
Ahmed Mohamed Ibrahim is based in Cairo, Kairo, Egypt, and is a Stringer for Allvoices.
Report Credibility
 
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
 
 
 
Advertisement
 

News Stories

 
  • Hurricane Sandy strenghtens as it approaches Cuba

      The Guardian
    At least 55,000 people were evacuated after the Cuban weather service predicted the storm surge could reach 6 feet (2 metres), with waves up to 26 feet (8 metres) expected to pound the coast. The eye of the storm was expected to make landfall near...
  • Experts fear Hurricane Sandy could do more damage than Irene

      Reuters
    The hurricane, strengthening rapidly after crossing the warm Caribbean Sea, slammed into southeastern Cuba early on Thursday with 105 mph winds that cut power and blew over trees across the city of Santiago de Cuba. As Hurricane Sandy makes its way...
  • Hurricane Sandy kills one in Jamaica

      The Hindu
    Washington, October 25, 2012 AP Residents evacuate their home as waves crash in the Caribbean Terrace neighborhood of eastern Kingston, Jamaica, on Wednesday. At least one person was killed as Hurricane Sandy made landfall Wednesday in south-eastern...
  • Hurricane Sandy batters Jamaica

      Al Jazeera
    Hurricane Sandy has battered the Caribbean island of Jamaica, where it has downed power lines and forced more than a thousand people to flee their homes, and is now strenghtening as it heads towards Cuba. Meteorologists at the US-based National...
  • Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in Cuba

      Boston.com
    Cuba (AP) Hurricane Sandy has made a landfall just west of Santiago de Cuba in southern Cuba on Thursday with maximum sustained winds of 114 mph (183 kph), the the U.S...The center said that Sandy, a category two hurricane, is located just inland...
  • Hurricane Sandy 2012 Update: Storm Kills One In Jamaica, Heads For Cuba

      International Business Times
    After Jamaica has sustained damage from Hurricane Sandy, it's on its way to Cuba, according to the National Hurricane Center. Hurricane Sandy touched down in Jamaica, north-northeast of Kingston, around 3 p.m. Wednesday  with the National Hurricane...

Images

 >
 

More From Allvoices

Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report



Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.