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Peruvian President Supervises Assistance in Flooded Areas

Due to floods and landslides, the Government committed S/.2.5 million (about US$769,000) to address the health emergency

Cuban Medical Brigade Begins Working in Peruvian City of Piura

The Cuban doctors began offering their services in field hospital tents they carried with them along with 4.2 tons of medicines and medical supplies

254 Dead, Over 100 Missing in Colombia after Mudslides (+photos)

Photos posted on Twitter by the air force showed neighborhood streets filled with mud and damaged houses

Cuba President Raul Castro Sends Condolence Message to Peru

Latest heavy rains in Peru caused rivers to burst their banks, floods and avalanches, killing 75 people till the latest update

Heavy Rains Reported in Sancti Spiritus, Central Cuba

Heavy rains have been reported since Wednesday night all over the territory of Sancti Spiritus, where the region of Guasimal received heavy downpour at 230 mm during the last 24 hours

Severe Local Storm Hits Jatibonico, in Sancti Spiritus (+photos)

The city of Jatibonico, in the central Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus, was by a severe local storm which caused considerable damage to buildings, the electricity network, and the communication roads.

Jatibonico Weather Event Described as Tornado

The weather event that affected Tuesday afternoon the central Cuban territory of Jatibonico, in Sancti Spiritus, was indeed an F 1 category tornado, according to the classification scale for tornadoes.

Raul Castro Sends Condolences over Vietnam Disasters

Cuba President Raul Castro expressed the deepest condolences to Vietnam for the death of 17 people until now, and material losses, after heavy rains in the northern province of Quanh Ninh.

Heavy Rains Leaves Human Losses, Material Damages in Havana

Two casualties and material damage yet to quantify is the balance of heavy rains in the capital, according to Granma newspaper.

Heavy Rains Reported in Trinidad, Cuba

Precipitations also reached significant levels in the city of Sancti Spiritus (87 mm), in the municipality of La Sierpe (69 mm), and in the mountainous region of Topes de Collantes (71 mm).

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