August 24, 2020

Laura lashes Cuba, expected to become hurricane by US landfall

Havana (AFP) – Tropical Storm Laura brushed Cuba’s southern coast Monday on its way to the United States, where officials predicted it would worsen to a hurricane ahead of its landfall after leaving 13 people dead as it ripped through the Caribbean.”Gradual strengthening is expected, and Laura is forecast to become a hurricane by early Tuesday,” the US National Hurricane Center said, predicting it would make landfall in the US state of Louisiana later in the week.Meanwhile Storm Marco — also headed to the Gulf of Mexico — was downgraded from a hurricane overnight and was forecast to approach…

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