Waterspout surprises residents of the Cuban province of Cienfuegos

Waterspout surprises residents of the Cuban province of Cienfuegos
Waterspout surprises residents of the Cuban province of Cienfuegos

A trumpet It surprised residents of the city of Cienfuegos on the afternoon of this Saturday, who posted dozens of images of this unusual meteorological phenomenon on social networks.

According to reports on Facebook, the waterspout was seen around 5:00 pm this Saturday in the Bay of Jagua, an inlet from the Caribbean Sea that is located on the southern coast of Cuba.

Waterspout in Cienfuegos. Capture Facebook

The bay of Cienfuegos it had never been the scene of these phenomena, but since June 1 of this year at least three waterspouts have been reported.

Images of waterspout in Cienfuegos

In June, a large one was captured, the first recorded in that territory according to meteorological experts.

Waterspout in Cienfuegos. Facebook

It happened on June 1, in the afternoon, in the Camilo Cienfuegos bay area, which is close to the Camilo Cienfuegos oil refinery. The cloud tail that originated was about 400 meters high above the waters of the bay, in the area near the oil refinery.

Last September 27, another southwest of the city and south of the Nuclear City of Juraguá, which quickly disintegrated, indicated a note from the Provincial Meteorological Center of the Institute of Meteorology (INSMET).

Waterspouts or waterspouts are funnels that contain an intense vortex or whirlpool that occurs over a body of water, usually connected to a cloud.

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