Hurricane Ida Brings Strong Wind to Cuban Isle of Youth

Hurricane Ida brought wind and rain as it made landfall on the Isle of Youth in Cuba on August 27, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

A hurricane warning was issued for the Isle of Youth, where the NHC warned of a “life-threatening” storm surge. This video, filmed by Twitter user @Un_Cubano_Mas, shows strong winds hitting the area on Friday afternoon.

Prior to making landfall on Friday, Ida had been upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph. The NHC said the hurricane would “strengthen rapidly” over the weekend. Credit: @Un_Cubano_Mas via Storyful

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