HAVANA —January 28, 2019— A tornado and pounding rains smashed into the eastern part of Cuba’s capital overnight, toppling trees, bending power poles and flinging shards of metal roofing through the air as the storm cut a path of destruction across eastern Habana.
Power was cut to many areas and President Miguel Diaz-Canel said Monday at least three people were killed and 172 injured.
Julio Menendez, a 33-year-old restaurant worker said Havana’s 10th of October borough “looks like a horror movie.”
“From one moment to the next, we heard a noise like an airplane falling out of the sky.
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