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Hurricane Ivan tears into Cayman Islands and ...

Hurricane Ivan tears into Cayman Islands and heads on towards Cuba

Hurrican Ivan barrelled into the Cayman Islands last night, its ferocious 155mph winds tearing off roofs while an 8ft storm surge flooded the coastal plain, including parts of the capital, George Town.

Details, including the precise path the hurricane was taking over the British territory, were sketchy and communication almost impossible as Ivan progressed across the Caribbean. Having wreaked havoc in Grenada and Jamaica, killing at least 56 people in the past few days, it was heading north for a direct hit on Cuba, expected some time today, and thence towards the Florida Panhandle, a strip of coastal land in the west of the state.

Ivan slammed either into or very near Grand Cayman at around noon local time yesterday following several hours of high winds that felled trees and knocked out power lines. "Oh my God, oh my God, the roof is coming off!" a woman at the Adams Guest House in George Town told a reporter shortly before the phone went dead.

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