Cuba: Three People Killed and 174 Injured as Tornado Tears Through Havana (images)

Gusts of winds of more than 62mph tore through parts of Havana around 9pm on Sunday, bringing heavy rain and hail.

Witnesses described the event as if there was an airplane trying to land in your houses front yard.

The storm caused city-wide power-cuts, destroyed buildings and sent cars flying, local media reports.

Tornado’s are rare in Cuba, and this was the first twister to hit the capital in decades.

The full magnitude of the damage is not yet known, however photos and video footage posted on social media by Havana residents show the destruction the tornado has left in its wake.

Source URL: Daily Mail with Cubadebate content

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