Briefing Note No. 4, National Civil Defense
Camagüey, Sep 8.- The evacuation of persons residing in the coastal settlements and vulnerable areas, is the most urgent task today in Camagüey to the threat of hurricane Irma, ratified Jorge Luis Tapia Fonseca, president of the Council of Defense, to assess the readiness of the territory in the face of the proximity of the powerful El Niño weather phenomenon to the Cuban east.
Havana, Sept 8.- The Cuban National Sports, Physical Education and Recreation Institute announced on Thursday in Havana that all sports activities were suspended due to the powerful Hurricane Irma.
Havana, Sep 8.- The Institute of Meteorology issued the notice of Tropical Cyclone number 20 about the hurricane Irma, which indirectly affects the eastern provinces of the country.
Havana, Sep 8.- With Irma, Jose and Katia, the Atlantic-Caribbean zone has three simultaneous hurricanes, which has not happened since 2010, according to international meteorological entities.
Havana, Sept 8.- Foreign Ministers of Cuba Bruno Rodriguez and Salvador Hugo Martinez confirmed today here their excellent bilateral relations, and advocated to broaden and deepen them.
Havana, Sep 8.- Hurricane Irma has struck Cuba's northeastern seas since early today, causing coastal flooding, especially along the northern coast of Guantanamo and Holguin.
Camagüey, Sep 8.- Several evacuations to more than 2,400 tourists staying in hotels in the north of this central-eastern region are being carried out today in the face of the threat of Hurricane Irma to Cuba.
Camagüey, Sep 8.- In the province of Camagüey has worked to minimize risk in the system of storage and distribution of fuels, before the passage of hurricane Irma that is close to the northern coast of Cuba, with the aim of ensuring its availability after the passage of the meteor.
Cuba, Sep 8.- Hurricane Irma began to affect the middle of Cuba from the night of this Thursday. The increase in the height of the waves, the persistence of some rainfall and winds are some of the most obvious effects of the proximity of the natural event. Still catching also the coexistence of two other hurricanes in the Atlantic basin.