“You’re going to be dealing with Eta all week,” Mr Graham said during a Facebook Live broadcast. Doch … Speaking at St Peter's Square, over the weekend, Pope Francis prayed for the “many victims” of the storm. "Eta" war am Dienstag als Hurrikan in Nicaragua auf Land getroffen. In Guatemala … Der Hurrikan Eta verursachte in Nicaragua und Honduras Überschwemmungen, Erdrutsche, Flutwellen, Todesopfer und umfangreiche Sachschäden. Dort schwächte er sich zwar ab, sorgte als Tropensturm aber dennoch für erhebliche Schäden - auch im Nachbarland Honduras… After steamrolling into Central America last week as a major hurricane, Tropical Storm Eta struck Cuba on Sunday with 65 mile-per-hour (100 kilometer-per-hour) winds and heavy rains. Warnings that the system is still dangerous even with decreasing winds, but heavy rain. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? Cuba's meteorology institute Insmet said Eta made landfall at 4:30 am (0930 GMT) on the border between the central provinces of Sancti Spiritus and Ciego de Avila. The record-tying twenty-eighth named storm, twelfth hurricane and fifth major hurricane of the extremely active 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, Eta originated from a vigorous tropical wave in the eastern Caribbean Sea on October 31. Tödlicher Tropensturm „Eta“ erreicht Südküste von Kuba. Der Hurrikan ETA ist aufgrund mehrerer Gründe rekordverdächtig. Die Niederschläge dürften … It is expected to cause a dangerous storm surge and flash floods in … Beaches, ports and coronavirus testing centers, and public transportation were shut down by officials, who urged residents to stay off the street. PURULHA, Guatemala — A strengthening Tropical Storm Eta made landfall in Cuba Sunday and was aimed at the southern tip of Florida, where a hurricane warning was posted for a … Hurricane Eta was a devastating Category 4 hurricane that wreaked havoc across parts of Central America in early November 2020. Eta was only the fifth Category 4 or stronger hurricane on record to landfall in Nicaragua, the first since Category 5 Hurricane Felix in 2007. In an era of rising ocean levels, the eternal tug-of-war that led to the creation of landmass in countries around the world, is entering a new era. Seither hatte er sich abgeschwächt, durch heftige Regenfälle aber weiter für Zerstörungen gesorgt. Pilot films time-lapse of Hurricane Laura from aircraft tail, View of damages caused by the passage of Hurricane Eta in the municipality of Villanueva, department of Cortes, Honduras, on 7 November 2020, {{#verifyErrors}} {{message}} {{/verifyErrors}} {{^verifyErrors}} {{message}} {{/verifyErrors}}, Tropical storm Eta makes landfall in Cuba on route to Florida Keys, Guatemalan mudslides push storm Eta death toll to near 150, Eta becomes category four hurricane on track towards Central America, You may not agree with our views, or other users’, but please respond to them respectfully, Swearing, personal abuse, racism, sexism, homophobia and other discriminatory or inciteful language is not acceptable, Do not impersonate other users or reveal private information about third parties, We reserve the right to delete inappropriate posts and ban offending users without notification. Cuba is being battered by tropical Storm Eta bringing high winds and heavy rain. A landslide triggered by Eta buried much of the Queja village in Guatemala. Eta had maximum sustained wind speeds of 60mph when it made landfall in Cuba at around 7am on Sunday, according to the National Hurricane Centre (NHC). Privacy Policy | November. The Hurricane Center said Eta was located about 60 miles (95 kilometers) southwest of Canagua, Cuba, Sunday morning and was moving north-northeast at 12 mph (19 kph). Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency in southern counties of the state, in advance. The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. It is likely to strengthen to a hurricane overnight, before then making landfall in South Florida and the Florida Keys on Monday afternoon, according to USA Today. But even at 50 Km/h persons are advised to seek protection. The system rapidly organizedas it progressed west, with the cyclone ultimately becoming a Category 4 hurricane on November 3. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. The storm made landfall for the first time on Tuesday as a Category 4 hurricane in Nicaragua. Francisco Muz, a retired general who is helping with the rescue efforts, said landslides have not stopped due to the continuous rain in the mountains. While it was still a Category 4 Hurricane, Eta matched the strength of Hurricane Laura, reaching wind speeds of up to 150mph. The system was expected to approach the Florida Keys and south Florida late Sunday or Monday. Please be respectful when making a comment and adhere to our Community Guidelines. After steamrolling into Central America last week as a major hurricane, Tropical Storm Eta struck Cuba on Sunday with 65 mile-per-hour (100 kilometer-per-hour) winds and heavy rains. Begleitet von heftigem Regen trifft der gefährliche Tropensturm auf die Karibikinsel Kuba. Florida governor Ron DeSantsis warned the state’s residents that they would need to get a week’s worth of supplies, after the National Hurricane Center director Ken Graham said the conditions might last for days. Shelters were opened in Miami and Florida Keys for people with mobile homes and those living in low-lying areas. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. An army spokesman said it could take months to unearth all the homes affected by the landslide. A strengthening Tropical Storm Eta made landfall in Cuba Sunday and was aimed at the southern tip of Florida, where a hurricane warning was posted … Nachdem „Eta“ als schwerer Hurrikan über Zentralamerika hinweggefegt ist und dabei heftige Zerstörungen anrichtete, traf der Sturm am Wochenende auch auf Kuba.Das abgeschwächte Tieftrucksystem verursachte dabei vor allem in Zentralkuba … Eta is expected to cross over Cuba, dumping 5 to 10 inches (50 to 125 mm) of rain, with isolated storm totals up to 15 inches, enhancing risks of flash flooding, and a dangerous storm surge of 2 to 4 feet (0.6 to 1.2 meters) above normal tide levels. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? At least 50 houses were swallowed by mudslides; many of the dead were buried in them in the central region of Alta Verapaz, according to Guatemalan army spokesman Ruben Tellez. Much of central Cuba was already under a tropical storm warning prior to making landfall, as was the northwestern Bahamas and the southern part of the US state of Florida. HAVANA: Tropical storm Eta brought strong winds and torrential rain to Cuba on Sunday (Nov 8) after having cut a destructive and deadly path through parts of Central America and southern Mexico. Hurricane Eta downgraded to Tropical Storm and could reach Cuba and Florida. In Mittelamerika und Mexiko kamen in seiner Folge schätzungsweise mehr als 200 Menschen ums Leben. Mr DeSantis also declared a state of emergency for eight counties in South Florida, “out of an abundance of caution”. Tropensturm der atlantischen Hurrikan-Saison. Eta has made landfall at least twice before, in Cuba on Sunday morning and as a Category 4 hurricane in Central America last week, which is still reeling from its aftermath. Storm caused devastation in Central America last week while still classified a hurricane, Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. Send Facebook Twitter reddit EMail Facebook Messenger Web Whatsapp Web Telegram linkedin. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. Read more: Extreme weather explained: How climate change makes storms stronger, After passing through Cuba, the storm is expected to track north and then northwest into the Gulf of Mexico. “It’s going to take a lot to get this thing out of here,” he added. Read our full mailing list consent terms here. A hurricane warning was issued on Sunday for the Florida Keys, according to CNN. The National Hurricane Center said on Twitter that "a life threatening storm surge is possible along the coast & residents should heed advice from local officials.". Nun blickt Kuba … Follow the orders of the Civil Protection authorities. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. You can find more information in our data protection declaration. © 2020 Deutsche Welle | Eta is scheduled to become the first storm to hit Florida this hurricane season, which has seen 27 other storms, the most since 2005. As of 4 a.m. Monday, the National Hurricane Center said Eta was 45 miles north-northwest of Key West and 65 miles south of Naples, with winds extending 310 miles from the center. Tropensturm "Eta" ist am Sonntag über Kuba gezogen und hält Kurs auf die Südspitze Floridas. Tropical Storm Eta is predicted to bring life-threatening flash flooding to Cuba, before strengthening on route to the Florida Keys. Die Bilanz des Tropensturms "Eta" ist verheerend: Schätzungen zufolge kamen bislang rund 200 Menschen in Mittelamerika und Mexiko ums Leben. The landslide buried an estimated 150 homes leaving at least 109 people missing and 15 dead, according to authorities. Maximum sustained winds had decreased slightly to 60 mph (95 kph). "All her family is gone, she's the only survivor. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said early Sunday that Tropical Storm Eta has made landfall along the South-Central coast of Cuba and is moving to the north, across the island. Tropical Storm Eta is forecast to hit Florida as a hurricane either Sunday night or ealy Monday, as it swirls away from Cuba. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. Eta earlier hit Cuba even as searchers in Guatemala were still digging for people believed buried by a massive, rain-fueled landslide. With a peak intensity of 15… So entwickelte sich innerhalb der vergangenen 36 Stunden ein tropisches Tief zu einem starken Hurrikan der Kategorie 4 und könnte sich kurz vor Landgang sogar noch zu einem Sturm der höchsten Kategorie 5 verstärken. It is expected to cause a dangerous storm surge and flash floods in … "At ground zero there is a terrible reality ... this national tragedy is centered in San Cristobal Verapaz, in Queja village," said Muz. So viele Tropenstürme gab es bislang nur im Jahr 2005. Tropical Storm Eta is predicted to bring life-threatening flash flooding to Cuba, before strengthening on route to the Florida Keys. By Confidencial. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. The tropical storm is expected to bring two feet of rain portions to Cuba, which is likely to lead to life-threatening flash floods and landslides across the country. The ferocious winds devastated much of the country, as well as nearby Honduras and Guatemala. We use cookies to improve our service for you. After passing Cuba, Eta is expected to track toward and potentially over the Florida Keys on Monday and then into the Gulf of Mexico. Tropensturm "Eta" gewinnt an Kraft und steuert auf Kuba zu. Landslides killed dozens of people throughout Central America, including one that buried the Guatemalan village of Queja. The Hurricane Center said Eta was located about 60 miles (95 kilometers) southwest of Canagua, Cuba, Sunday morning and was moving north-northeast at 12 mph (19 kph).