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Images of Hurricane Otto’s Thursday impact

November 24, 2016

Hurricane Otto made landfall in Costa Rica at approximately 3:30 pm Wednesday; the eye of the hurricane is moving into the Pacific as of this writing on Thursday evening, where it has been downgraded from a Category 2 to Category 1 storm. Initial impact includes fallen trees, power outages and infrastructure damage, as well as the displacement of thousands. Here are a few initial images from the hurricane’s path across southern Nicaragua and northern Costa Rica on Wednesday. Read our complete coverage here and stay tuned for updates Friday morning.

 

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