A severe local storm mayor infrastructure damage, destruction of electrical installations y damage to agricultural crops in the municipality of Remedios, in Villa Clara, this Sunday, according to official sources.
The Citizen Portal page “Ako si Villa Clara”, attached to the provincial government, other official profiles and Facebook groups reported the incidents of the severe typhoon that caused damage to the municipality of Villa Clara last Sunday, although fortunately. no human misfortunes to be blamed.
The meteorological phenomenon, which hit the municipality around 6 p.m., roofs of houses and trees fell.
In the photos published on the social network, the damage can be seen in many places in the main city and in other parts of the municipality.
The palm fell in Lower Secondary School Urbana Juan Pedro Carbó, caused damage to the ceiling of many classrooms and pillars of the corridors of the center. The workers of the forestry company led the removal of the tree this Monday. Classes should resume on Wednesday, according to authorities.
The storm was also the cause power outages. The main city was completely extinguished within hours while brigades from the electricity companies of Caibarién, Camajuaní, Santa Clara and the municipality are working to solve the breaks.
Monday afternoon, The municipal Electric Company reported 41 outages, according to a profile publication Nuestro Remedios, of the Municipal Assembly of Popular Power. However, this Tuesday, the page reported that workers from the state entity left in the morning to resolve more than 45 complaints from the population town
According to several publications on the same social network, the authorities of the territory of Villa Clara this Monday investigated the serious impact on agriculture which exacerbates the already difficult food situation of the local population.
Although there are no official reports about the extent of damage and losses in the agricultural sector, the photos show. crops flooded by rain and blown by wind.
Another local typhoon was recorded in the neighboring province of Sancti Spíritus in the early hours of this Monday. Unusual thunderstorms and incessant rains hit for four or five hours straight to several towns in that territory in central Cuba, although no human or material losses were reported.
The accumulated rainfall recorded during the meteorological event is significant.