Hurricane Ian "Cuba" power outages across the country, affecting 11 million people.
Cuba suffered a nationwide power outage after
Hurricane Ian hit the island's west coast. This made Cuba's electrical system completely unusable. After one of Cuba's main power plants was unable to resume normal operation.
The power outage has affected 11 million Cubans, the Cuban government news agency reported. Antonio Guterrez Thermal Power Plant, located a short distance from Havana. Some 100 kilometers east of the Cuban capital, Cuba's most important power plant had to shut down. This means that no electricity is generated on the entire Cuban island.
Initially, two deaths were reported, while there were reports of massive damage to homes across Cuba. There were warnings that some parts of Cuba could experience up to 30 centimeters of rain.
while Hurricane Ian is a Category 3 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 195 kilometers per hour. is heading to the US state of Florida. This caused the governor of Florida to declare a state of emergency over the weekend. and ordered the mobilization of 5,000 national security forces to deal with the emergency.