A satellite image in which the location of the category 4 hurricane 'Ian' is recorded this Wednesday. Courtesy (EFE/NOAA-NHC)
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has become a threat to Florida.
The tropical cyclone has made landfall near Cayo Costa.
The speed of more than 240 kilometers per hour places it at the limit of category 5, the most dangerous according to the Saffir-Simpson scale.
The phenomenon will cross from the southwest to the northeast, which will cause winds, torrential rains and floods.
The authorities have decreed the mandatory evacuation of some 2.5 million inhabitants on the western coast of the state.
also left two dead and a total blackout after passing through Cuba.
More than 11 million Cubans have been left without electricity after the electrical collapse.
Arrival of Hurricane Ian LIVE from Clearwater, Florida
A boat in the bay of Sarasota (Florida) this Wednesday.
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'Ian' leaves more than two million people without power as it passes through Florida
More than two million people have lost power in Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane
, and blackouts may still spread as the hurricane moves through the state.
The evacuation of some 2.5 million people from the coastal areas of western Florida has been ordered, although many have decided to remain in their homes.
For now, there have been no reports of injuries or deaths from the hurricane in Florida, but the coast guard has reported the sinking of a boat with Cuban immigrants near the coast, on Stock Island, due to bad weather.
There are 23 missing migrants.
Another four managed to reach the shore by swimming, reports
The hurricane leaves Florida without the fun of its theme parks
Orlando's major theme parks will be closed Wednesday and Thursday due to Hurricane Ian.
Disney World, Universal Orlando, SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica Orlando, Discovery Cove and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay have all closed to prepare for the effects of Ian, they have announced in statements and messages on the networks.
Universal has communicated that if weather conditions allow it, it will reopen on Friday, while Disney has indicated that "for the safety of its staff and visitors" it will evaluate the situation before making a decision and will update the information about when it will reopen. Their doors.
SeaWorld has added that it has already taken the necessary precautions so that its animals are not harmed by the passage of the cyclone.
The hotels in the large parks are open and accommodating tourists who have been surprised by this weather emergency in Orlando.
Orlando International Airport suspended operations this morning.
Orlando, one of the US tourist meccas, receives millions of tourists every year, especially families with children, attracted by its wide range of fun parks and attractions.
This is the interior of Cyclone 'Ian' seen from a hurricane hunter plane
A hurricane hunter aircraft flew over the Caribbean as Tropical Cyclone
headed toward the Florida coast.
These planes are unique in the world and are run by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
They carry pilots and scientists who fly towards the center of the atmospheric phenomenon as they approach land, to collect data on its exact location and intensity.
Here is the link to access the video of the demonstration, in which one of the pilots records his passage over the hurricane and the turbulence that leads them to grab onto the sides of the device.
28 Sep 2022 - 23:24 UTC
Three Cuban migrants have been rescued after the passage of Hurricane
The Coast Guard is looking for a boat with about twenty Cuban immigrants who disappeared this Wednesday in the waters of the Florida Keys, as announced on his Twitter by Walter N. Slosar, a United States Border Patrol agent.
The boat was covering its reckless journey in the middle of Hurricane
, which made landfall in Florida in the early afternoon.
Four of its passengers have been able to save their lives by swimming to the coast of Stock Island, east of Key West, according to local authorities, who have confirmed the rescue of three other people three miles from the mainland, south of Boca Chica, as well as his transfer to the hospital "with symptoms of exhaustion and dehydration."
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28 Sep 2022 - 22:00 UTC
Hurricane 'Ian' leaves two dead and a total blackout in Cuba
Two people have died after Hurricane
passed through Cuba and the island remains without electricity 24 hours after the worst storms.
More than 11 million Cubans have been left without electricity after the collapse of the national electrical system due to the damage caused by the hurricane.
Floods and damage to western coastal areas are severe.
Numerous localities were isolated on Tuesday, and the effects on agriculture have been described as serious in Pinar del Río, including in the tobacco areas, one of the main exportable items in the country.
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28 Sep 2022 - 21:31 UTC
They rescue three migrants who were missing after shipwreck in the midst of the Hurricane
The United States authorities indicated that three Cuban migrants have already been rescued from a group of 23 people who were missing due to a shipwreck near the Florida Keys in the middle of
"Our crews rescued three people in the water about 2 miles (3.20 km) south of Boca Chica. They were taken to the local hospital for symptoms of exhaustion and dehydration. Aircrews are still searching," the 7th District tweeted. of the US Coast Guard.
The shipwreck occurred this Wednesday in the Stock Island area, east of Key West, at a time when Category 4 Hurricane
with 250 km/h winds was approaching the west coast of Florida, where it already made landfall. .
28 Sep 2022 - 21:09 UTC
More than a million homes would be without electricity in Florida due to the arrival of Hurricane
made landfall near Cayo Costa, Florida, the
portal reported that around a million homes in the state of Florida would be without electricity.
The hardest hit county potentially without power is Lee, followed by Charlotte, Collier and Sarasota, where only about 60% of power would be working.
Two hours ago, when
was still approaching Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis explained that a response had already been planned for the passage of the hurricane.
"We have fleets of high-altitude vehicles, 7,000 National Guardsmen and 179 planes ready to help," he wrote on his Twitter account.
The call of the authorities remains the same: that people stay where they are.
28 Sep 2022 - 20:45 UTC
'Ian' makes landfall in Florida as a Category 4 hurricane
Hurricane Ian hits Florida hard.
Torrential rains and strong winds shake the southwestern coast of the peninsula while the eye of the hurricane, the most dangerous part, has made landfall in the Cayo Costa area, near Fort Myers, with category 4, with sustained winds of about 240 kilometers per hour.
The keys and numerous areas of the coast are already experiencing severe flooding, with "catastrophic" storm surges in some areas, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC, for its acronym in English).
The governor of Florida, Republican Ron DeSantis, has warned that the hurricane is about to "cross the state."
It will cross it from the southwest to the northeast, leaving a trail of winds, rains, floods and destruction.
Then, surely with a smaller force, you can go to Georgia and South Carolina,
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28 Sep 2022 - 19:58 UTC
makes landfall in Florida
The cyclone has made landfall as a category 4 hurricane, listed as extremely dangerous, near Key Coast, Florida, with maximum sustained winds of more than 240 kilometers per hour (150 miles).
The governor of Florida, Republican Ron DeSantis, had warned that the hurricane is about to "cross the state."
It will cross it from the southwest to the northeast, leaving a trail of winds, rains, floods and destruction, according to forecasts.
28 Sep 2022 - 19:21 UTC
The city of Naples, Florida, declares a curfew due to the passage of
The city of Naples, located in Collier County, Florida, issued an emergency curfew in the face of Hurricane
Water levels in this city have already reached more than 6 feet (1.8 meters) above normal high tide, surpassing the station record of 4.25 feet (1.2 meters) set during Hurricane Irma. in 2017.
28 Sep 2022 - 19:05 UTC
A tragedy in the midst of another tragedy: 23 Cuban migrants disappear after the boat they were traveling in sinks
The US Border Patrol reported Wednesday that it is looking for 23 Cuban migrants after the boat with which they were trying to reach the United States sank during the passage of Hurricane
According to the head of the Miami section of the Border Patrol, four migrants who were traveling on the boat managed to save themselves after the shipwreck and swam ashore on Stock Island, in the middle of the Straits of Florida, which separates that peninsula from Cuba.
28 Sep 2022 - 18:36 UTC
arrives in Florida after hitting Cuba and leaving the island without power
In the United States, the storm has already left more than 600,000 customers without electricity, according to the Power Outage website, which has a live count and can be consulted at the following link: https://poweroutage.us/ The number grows by each minute.
28 Sep 2022 - 18:26 UTC
The hurricane already causes “catastrophic storm surge, winds and flooding in Florida”
In its update at 2:00 p.m. local time, the National Hurricane Center has reported that the hurricane is already causing "catastrophic storm surge, winds, and flooding in Florida." According to the report, the storm, whose center is point of making landfall on the west coast of that State, maintains maximum sustained winds of 250 kilometers per hour.
Television cameras have also shown flooded streets in cities like Naples and Fort Myers before the storm makes landfall.
28 Sep 2022 - 18:16 UTC
Florida Governor: "This is a powerful storm that should be treated as if a tornado is coming your way"
About 2.5 million Floridians live in areas where mandatory evacuation orders have been issued, but Governor Ron de Santis has warned in a press conference that, for those who have not done so, it is already too late and just pray.
“It's time to roll up your sleeves, prepare for this storm.
This is a powerful storm that should be treated like a tornado is coming your way,” he said.
"There is no time to evacuate, seek shelter," he insisted.
28 Sep 2022 - 18:08 UTC
What do we know about Hurricane Ian?
Hurricane Ian, a powerful category 4 storm, is approaching the west coast of Florida with winds of 250 kilometers per hour, near category 5 (the maximum), where it is expected to make landfall this Tuesday and produce catastrophic effects.
El Centro Nacional de Huracanes (CNH) ha calificado a la tormenta como "extremadamente peligrosa". Advirtió de que podría provocar "marea de tormenta catastrófica, vientos e inundaciones pronto". En su actualización de las 13.00 horas, el CNH indicó que ya se sentían condiciones de huracán en partes de la costa suroeste de Florida.
28 Sep 2022 - 18:04 UTC
El huracán Ian tocará tierra en las próximas horas en Florida
El cuarto huracán de 2022 en la cuenca atlántica se formó el fin de semana pasada en el centro del Caribe, y pasó por Jamaica, islas Caimán y Cuba antes de entrar al Golfo de México este martes.
El boletín especial del Centro Nacional de Huracanes incluye una larga lista de advertencias y avisos de paso de huracán, marejada ciclónica y tormenta tropical que abarca gran parte de Florida, incluida la costa este, y también algunos sectores de las islas Bahamas.
La zona con avisos de mayor gravedad comprende el cayo Dry Tortugas, en el occidente de los Cayos de Florida y sin población permanente, y una zona de la costa oeste, que va de Chokoloskee al río Anclote e incluye la bahía de Tampa. Es ahí donde se espera que toque tierra Ian dentro de varias horas con vientos de categoría 4 "catastróficos", según el NHC.
28 Sep 2022 - 17:42 UTC
Through this direct we will tell you about the evolution of Hurricane
that will cross the State of Florida in the next few hours.
The tropical cyclone has gained strength and violence in recent hours.
In Cuba, it caused the death of two people and left more than 11 million Cubans without electricity.
28 Sep 2022 - 17:21 UTC
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