Hurricane Ian Knocks Out Electricity for All of Cuba

The entire island of Cuba was without electricity early Wednesday after Hurricane Ian collapsed the country’s power grid and left behind significant damage as it barreled toward the coast of Florida, strengthening into an even more destructive Category 4 storm. Around a million people lost power Tuesday as Hurricane Ian lashed the island with heavy rain and wind, tearing off people’s roofs, devastating farms, and reportedly killing at least two people. By late Tuesday, Cuba’s entire power grid had collapsed, leaving roughly 11 million without electricity. One major Cuban farm owner said the storm “was apocalyptic, a real disaster.” The…

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