Hurricane Elsa struck the southern part of the Lesser Antilles and entered the waters of the eastern Caribbean Sea in the afternoon around the islands of Barbados, Saint Vincent and Saint Lucia in the morning.
Elsa continues to reach some intensity The wind is now blowing at a maximum speed of 140 kilometers per hour, With higher gases, a core pressure drops to 991 hectopascals and moves westward at a speed of 30 miles per hour.
At 6 p.m., the epicenter was reported at 14.3 degrees north latitude and 64.1 degrees west longitude, 340 kilometers northwest of San Vicente in the waters of the eastern Caribbean Sea and 770 kilometers southeast. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Over the next 12 to 24 hours, the hurricane will continue a similar trend and speed of translation, again tilting its path west to northwest., With a slight change in its intensity, is expected to pass through the southeastern Caribbean Sea south of Puerto Rico tonight and approach the southern coast of Hispaniola from noon tomorrow and Saturday, accessing Jamaica and the southern coast of the Eastern Provinces on Sunday morning.
Considering the predicted path of the hurricane and the time of year, the Meteorological Agency’s Forecasting Center is closely monitoring this tropical creature, due to the danger it represents to Cuba.
The next tropical cyclone advice will be given at midnight.
(With meteorological information)