Given the danger that Hurricane Ian represents for the western part of Cuba, the United States Embassy in Havana announced the cancellation of all appointments agreed for September 26, 27 and 28.
In a statement published this Sunday, diplomatic headquarters warned Americans and Cuban citizens living on the island about the risks of flooding and strong winds that hit the island’s extreme west this Monday night. will turn into a storm. Of high intensity (Category 3 or higher), according to the US National Hurricane Center (NHC).
Stocking up on drinking water, “clean” food and keeping in touch with “family and loved ones” at all times is the first recommendation of the US embassy, which also announces the end to public attention. 26th and states that “additional closures will be announced as needed.”
The US Embassy recommends taking into account local weather forecasts as well as those issued by the NHC; Get away from beaches and coasts; Review and update “contingency plans,” and specifically for North American citizens, it advises them to “make evacuation plans that do not rely on United States government help.”
Stay informed and notify family members of your whereabouts at all times, with documents within reach; Notify national authorities if you believe you are in danger, never drive through stagnant water and seek alternative routes, these are the fundamental guidelines of the statement.