Cuban National Civil Defense established on Thursday 26 the warning phase for provinces from Havana to Pinar del Rio and the special municipality Isla de la Juventud and the information phase for provinces from Matanza to Sancti Spiritus, in view of the Tropical Storm Ida in the current hurricane season.
The poorly-defined center of Tropical Depression Eta was estimated near latitude 15.1 North, longitude 87.8 West.The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 km/h. A west-northwestward to northwestward motion is expected today
At 700 AM EST (1200 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Eta was located near latitude 13.8 North, longitude 85.0 West. Eta is moving toward the west near 8 mph (13 km/h). A faster west-northwestward motion is expected through Thursday morning.
At 700 AM EST (1200 UTC), the center of Hurricane Eta was located near latitude 14.8 North, longitude 81.1 West.
Eta is moving toward the west near 10 mph (17 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue through this morning