Heavy Torrential Rains Flood Havana Leaves At-least Three Dead. Cuban capital of Havana have felt with heavy torrential flood. The catastrophic weather hit the city on Wednesday, causing power outages and rivers of water to cascade through the streets, according to the state-run Granma newspaper. The official Granma newspaper said the Cuban capital was hit on Wednesday afternoon by a line of severe thunderstorms packing winds of up to 98 kilometers per hour. Scroll below to explore news in Details.
Three dead due to torrential flood at cuba
According to jamaicaobserver.com, The victims included an 81-year-old woman who drowned in flood waters that swept parts of Old Havana, the official Communist Party newspaper Granma said. A 24-year-old man was electrocuted by a falling powerline, the report said. The storm caused widespread power outages, the state electric power company said. Three buildings collapsed, and 24 other structures suffered damage, Granma said.
According to channel news asia, Parts of the city faced electricity outages, the state electric power company said. The storm also toppled trees, ripped away roofs and damaged walls.Three buildings collapsed, and 24 other structures suffered damage, Granma said. Building collapses are not uncommon in Old Havana where housing stock is densely inhabited and in poor condition. An estimated 10,000 people were forced to leave their homes, to be taken in by family, friends or at three shelters opened in the city, the civil defence agency reported.
Havana Condition after Flood
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