Tropical storm Elsa approaches Florida after striking Cuba

Tropical Storm Elsa continues to make its way across Cuba, which is the first country to be affected by the storm. It is likely that the storm will move into the Gulf of Mexico over the next few days.

A tropical storm with torrential rain, wind gusts up to 50 mph, and rough seas have been steadily moving toward the Florida coast, a line of tropical storm force winds, and some even say that tropical storm Elsa is a threat to the Florida Keys.

Tropical storm Elsa, with wind speeds of 65 mph, brought heavy rain to central Cuba. This caused sudden floods and landslides and disrupted the plans of many travelers. It also damaged infrastructure such as power poles, bridges and roads.

Homes and businesses with renewable energy sources, such as solar panels or batteries, can keep the dark nights away. The weather service predicts that Elsa will move from the north coast of Cuba to the Gulf of Mexico. Winds could reach 60-65 miles per hour as the storm moves up the west coast of Florida.

According to CNN, Elsa will bring heavy rain, gusty winds and increased surf activity. He could land in Cedar Key. The National Hurricane Center NHC says authorities have lifted warnings for eastern Cuba and Jamaica after the storm moved west. However, due to a change in conditions, a hurricane warning has been issued for several Cuban provinces. Jamaica will be further threatened by additional rainfall with flooding and landslides.

Storm may affect search and rescue efforts in collapsed apartment complex

The collapsed portion of the Champlain Towers South apartment building remains the focus of search and rescue teams. Authorities are closely monitoring the storm, looking for survivors or their remains.

The authorities demolished the remains of the building. The sense of urgency was driven by fears that the storm would endanger rescue teams. Threats are lightning strikes combined with heavy rainfall, etc. CNN quotes a meteorologist who says some areas of the Florida Keys could experience tropical storm conditions with winds around 40 miles per hour.

Such weather conditions disrupt people’s lives. These are the catastrophic consequences of global warming, and the world needs to understand the seriousness of this and take countermeasures. President Joe Biden has declared a state of emergency for Florida due to an approaching storm. It authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, to coordinate disaster relief efforts in South Florida.

Tropical Storm Claudette hit the Gulf Coast in June.

CNN describes the likely path of Tropical Storm Elsa. It will eventually enter the Atlantic as a tropical depression. So far, three deaths have been reported that may be related to the storm. They were from Saint Lucia and the Dominican Republic. Elsa’s strong winds caused a collapse in Bahoruco and the death of a 15-year-old boy. In Bani, it was a 75-year-old man. The hurricane damaged the roofs of several houses. Speaking to the media, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley said: It could have been much worse, but it was enough. She added that this was a recent difficult weather event.

Storm causes evacuation of 180,000 people in Cuba

According to Fox News, Tropical Storm Elsa has made landfall in Cuba and is on its way to Florida. The National Hurricane Center is warning of major landslides in Cuba due to heavy rains. The country had to organize the evacuation of thousands of people. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has advised all Florida residents to prepare for heavy rain, flooding and possible power outages. He added: It’s time to replenish your supplies and review your hurricane plan.

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