Western Cuba Still Suffering Power Outages After Hurricane Ian – Union Electrica

MEXICO CITY (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 02nd October, 2022) The western Cuban province of Pinar del Rio continues to be with out energy because of Hurricane Ian, whereas within the province of Artemis, greater than 60% p.c of shoppers stay with out electrical energy, the Union Electrica firm studies.

The energy utility firm stated on Saturday that 94% of energy has been restored in Havana, whereas in Mayabeque Province the state of affairs is totally again to regular.

On Friday, The Wall Street Journal reported that Cuba had despatched an uncommon request for emergency help to the United States to assist it cope with the results of Hurricane Ian.

Hurricane Ian has claimed the lives of at the least two individuals within the western Cuban province of Pinar del Rio, and compelled over 50,000 individuals in western and central Cuba to depart their properties.

Hurricane Ian made landfall within the US state of South Carolina on Friday, after inflicting main destruction in Florida on Wednesday and Thursday. It was then downgraded to a put up-tropical cyclone and moved into south-central Virginia on Saturday. Over 70 deaths associated to Hurricane Ian have been recorded in Florida and North Carolina, in accordance with US media studies.

Massive energy outages have occurred each in Cuba and within the United States because of Ian’s impression.

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