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Hurricane Sandy growing stronger as it nears Cuba

Publié par carmion le 25/10/2012

Jeff Franks

HAVANA (Reuters) - Hurricane Sandy, growing stronger over warm Caribbean waters, lashed eastern Cuba with heavy rains and rising winds on Wednesday as it bore down on the communist island after ripping across Jamaica.
At least 55,000 people had been evacuated, Cuban officials said, principally because of expected flooding from rains that could total up to 20 inches in some places and a storm surge the Cuban weather service said was already beginning along the southeastern coast.
They said the surge could reach 6 feet, with waves up to 26 feet expected to pound the coast.
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"Hurricane Sandy growing stronger as it nears Cuba", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2012. Consulté le 19/02/2018. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/hurricane-sandy-growing-stronger-as-it-nears-cuba