Tropical Storm Ian will hit Cuba and become a hurricane

Tropical Storm Ian made landfall in western Cuba on Sunday, where it is expected to bring heavy rain and storm surge to the Caribbean island on Monday, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Expected to begin strengthening rapidly on Sunday, Ian has moved about 570 mph. (917 km) southeast of west of Cuba, with sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph meters per hour), NHC said.
The Cuban government has issued a hurricane warning for the Isla de Juventud, Pinar del Rio and Artemisa provinces of Cuba.
"Life-threatening storms and hurricane-force winds are expected in parts of western Cuba on Monday evening," the NHC said.
Storm Ian is also expected to bring heavy rains, flash floods and possible landslides in mountainous areas, especially in Jamaica and Cuba.
By midweek, the storm may cause flooding across the Florida Keys and Florida Peninsula, the NHC added.

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