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More than 3,000 evacuees remain at shelters as rains continue over Costa Rica

As Hurricane Otto relief efforts continue, a cold front brings additional rains to many parts of Costa Rica.

A small town unites to help Hurricane Otto victims – the Costa Rican way

The small town of Bijagua has united to help its Hurricane Otto victims, as well as folks from nearby Upala.

How to help pets and other animals displaced by Hurricane Otto

Government agencies, animal rights groups and private companies will receive donations over the weekend to assist a large number of stranded animals currently at shelters and others that remain in evacuated areas after the passage of Hurricane Otto.

Images of Hurricane Otto’s Thursday impact

Photos from Hurricane Otto's landfall Thursday.

Hurricane Otto weakens to category 1, moves to the Pacific

Officials from the Public Works and Transport Ministry estimate that Otto caused damage on 150 roads accounting for some ₡4,734 million ($8.4 million).

UPDATE: Hurricane Otto makes landfall in Costa Rica

Otto keeps moving as a Category 2 hurricane at a speed of 10 kilometers per hour (6 mph) and generating sustained winds of up to 175 km/h (108 mph).

Otto becomes a Category 2 hurricane, approaches Caribbean coast

On Thursday morning, Hurricane Otto is approaching the Caribbean coast as a Category 2 storm.

PHOTOS: Hurricane Otto begins path of destruction through Central America

Hurricane Otto's force is being felt throughout Central America as Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama have seen significant damages to their Caribbean coasts.

What to do as Costa Rica braces for Hurricane Otto

Hurricane Otto is nearing the shores of Costa Rica, so we've collected a list of precautions you should take and donations you can make before and during the storm.

For Mexico, Hurricane Patricia hit just the right spot

Hurricane Patricia, a storm of record-setting ferocity, proved no match for the Sierra Madre Occidental. Confronted by the mountain range's high peaks, Patricia crumpled, rapidly shrinking from a Category 5 beast to a tropical depression as it limped eastward across Mexico.
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