Hurricane Ida Makes Landfall on Cuban Isle of Youth

Hurricane Ida made landfall on the Isle of Youth (Isla de la Juventud) in Cuba on Friday, August 27, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

Prior to making landfall, Ida had been upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph. A hurricane warning was issued for the Isle of Youth, where the NHC warned of a “life-threatening” storm surge.

This video was filmed by Anita Moreno, who said it was filmed in the Isle of Youth on Friday afternoon. Credit: Anita Moreno via Storyful

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