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Tropical storm Paula slams Cuba

2010-10-15 10:16:15 GMT2010-10-15 18:16:15 (Beijing Time)  SINA.com

A man pulls a cart through wind and rain brought by Tropical Storm Paula in Las Palmas, Cuba, Thursday Oct. 14, 2010. AP photo

Powerlines hang over a street during a thunderstorm in Havana October 14, 2010. A weakening Tropical Storm Paula moved ashore in Cuba on Thursday and nearedthe Cuban capital, where thunderstorms raked the city with winds and driving rain. Reuters photo

Vechicles move along a road during a thunderstorm in Havana October 14, 2010. A weakening Tropical Storm Paula moved ashore in Cuba on Thursday and nearedthe Cuban capital, where thunderstorms raked the city with winds and driving rain. Reuters photo

Traffic moves under the entrance of Havana's Chinatown during a thunderstorm October 14, 2010. A weakening Tropical Storm Paula moved ashore in Cubaon Thursday and neared the Cuban capital, where thunderstorms raked the city with winds and driving rain. Reuters photo

Palm trees are swayed by strong winds and rains in Havana October 14, 2010. A weakening Tropical Storm Paula moved ashore in Cuba on Thursday and nearedthe Cuban capital, where thunderstorms raked the city with winds and driving rain. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the eye of the small storm was now 40 miles (60 km) southwest of Havana, its top winds had dropped to 60 miles per hour (95 kph) and would continue falling. Reuters photo

The rains of tropical storm Paula began affecting Cuba since early Thursday morning, mainly in Pinar del Rio province in the west of the island state.

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