falling trees And electricity poles, as well as damage to homes were part of the largest Devastation What did the hurricane leave? “Elsa” to Barbados and Saint Christopher and the Grenadines in the Lesser Antilles.
Therefore, the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saputo Caesar, told EFE that the damage to Farming They were great, especially on mango and banana plantations.
All cultivations were affected, although the damage number could not yet be determined. “We hope that the balance will be shown tomorrow,” the official said, stressing that in the next few days the fishermen will not be able to go out to fish.
– Ellic Fernandez Carrera (@EllicFernandez) July 3, 2021
In addition, the National Emergency Management Organization Saint Vincent and the Grenadines She reported that as a result of the hurricane, about 100 people remained in 11 active shelters.
While the Barbados-based Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) said personnel from the Barbados Defense Force (BDF) have been deployed to help assess damage and clear roads.
– Rafael Amaurys July 3, 2021
According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) of the United States, in the last hours “ElsaWeakened in a tropical storm again as it approached Dominican Republic.
According to NHC, 11 a.m. Miami time (16.00 GMT), downtown”ElsaIt was located about 40 miles (70 km) south of Isla Piata, in the Dominican Republic, and about 350 miles (560 km) east of Kingston (Jamaica).
Due to the approach of Tropical Storm Elsa, starting today, areas of showers and rain will begin to increase over the southeastern counties, associated with the outer circulation bands of the system; Rain can be heavy and severeشديد pic.twitter.com/q9WNpMPZ9M
Cuban Civil Defense July 3, 2021
According to the prediction path, “ElsaIt will pass near the southern coast of Hispaniola today and will move near Jamaica and the eastern sectors of Cuba on Sunday.
On Monday, Elsa is expected to advance over central and western Cuba toward the Straits of Florida in the United States. In addition, it will pass near or over some areas of the west coast of Florida, on the banks of the River The Gulf Of Mexico.
With information from EFE
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