225th Anniversary of the Western Cuba hurricane

Map of Havana and harbor

Map of Havana, rivers, and harbor

On June 21, 1791, a devastating hurricane struck the western tip of Cuba.  Torrential rains cause the rivers in Havana to overflow.  Flooding was noted all the way to El Cerro.  Nearly 3000 people were reported drowned.

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