Largest Cuban Reservoir Releases Excess Water Due to Rains Associated to TS Isaac

2 Santi Spiritus, Cuba, Aug 28.- The Zaza dam, the largest in Cuba, received 53 million cubic meters of water in the last 24 hours due to rains associated with Tropical Storm Isaac, which advised the release of the excess to the sea. Leonel Diaz, delegate of the Water Resources Institute, told reporters that the reservoir accumulates 940 million cubic

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TS Isaac: Discipline in Adopting Prevention Measures Praised in Camagüey

1 Camagüey, Aug 27.- The Provincial Defence Council in Camagüey praised Sunday  the efforts done by civil society organizations to prevent and secure lives and material resources in this Cuban eastern province, threatened by TS Isaac. Camagüey and the rest of the Cuban eastern provinces are already in the recovery phase, an official note issued by the National Civil Defence

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Isaac to Reach Hurricane Status by Friday

0 Havana, Aug 23.- Tropical storm Isaac will keep intensifying and could reach hurricane status by Friday, regional climate reports indicate. The tropical storm, the ninth atmospheric phenomenon of the current hurricane season, is moving westward at 13 mph, maintaining maximum sustained winds of 50 mph and a minimum pressure of 1003 hPa. Although, latest readings indicate Isaac could strengthen

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China Suspends Flights as Nanmadol Approaches

0 Beijing, Aug 30. -Several flights have been canceled in Eastern China due to strong winds and rains accompanying the tropical storm Nanmadol, which is approaching the coastal cities of Fujian province.The Xiamen-Jinmen shipping line, which links the mainland and Taiwan, has been suspended since Monday afternoon, reported Tuesday official sources. Also ships have been called back to harbour. Nanmadol

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Aid Flows to Guatemala Affected by a Climate Tragedy

0 Guatemala, Jun 3. -Humanitarian aid arrived by land for Guatemalans affected by a tropical storm alter overcoming obstacles in the main highways of the country. However, there are still isolated communities by floods and landslides for which this aid arrives by helicopters, explained President Alvaro Colom. Colom expressed sorrow for the loss of lives caused by hurricane Agatha that

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Some Relief in Guatemala after Hurricane Damage

0 Guatemala, May 30. -Guatemalans are feeling some relief amid tragedy on Sunday after Agatha tropical storm has lowered to tropical depression category, but leaving considerable damage in its path through the central American nation. Over 48 hours of heavy rains all over the country caused negative consequences, adding to the eruption of the Pacaya volcano on Thursday night. The

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