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Cuban President tours affected areas of Havana

Cuban President tours affected areas of Havana

Havana, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel began a tour of areas affected in the capital by Hurricane Ian, after participating in the meeting of the provincial Defense Council.

In Havana, the meteorological event caused damage to all electrical circuits, five total landslides, 68 partial landslides and more than a thousand downed trees, although the damage was still being evaluated.

Hurricane Ian left behind 118 millimeters of accumulated rainfall and sustained winds of 80 kilometers per hour (km/h) with sustained gusts of 123 km/h.

More than 16,200 people were evacuated for their protection.

The province most affected by the hurricane was Pinar del Río, where two people died and numerous houses were damaged by the action of the winds.

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