Artemisa, Cuba - In the early hours of the morning there was a rescue by boat of a family that was trapped on the other side of the San Cristóbal River in the municipality of the same name in the province of Artemisa.
The rains associated with the Tropical Storm Eta caused its strong flood. All daybreak the provincial authorities headed by Gladys Martínez Verdecia, member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and its first secretary in the territory, accompanied the political and government representatives in the municipality in making decisions to protect the human lives and the assets of the economy.
Bahía Honda is the other town that shows a similar situation due to the abundant rainfall. At this time it seems that the weather improves.
According to Jorge Félix Hernández, the main specialist of the forecasting group in the province, maximum sustained winds between 40 and 50 km / h were also reported and the most significant gust of wind was reported in Bauta by its meteorological station with 79 km / h at 11:27 pm.
The Provincial Management Post also confirmed the occurrence of light coastal flooding in the Cajío, Guanímar and Majana beach areas.
Translated by Lorenzo Raúl Alonso López
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