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Hurricane Iota, maximum Category 5 strength, makes landfall in Nicaragua
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Hurricane Iota, maximum Category 5 strength, makes landfall in Nicaragua

AFP and The Tico Times - November 16, 2020

Iota made landfall Monday on Nicaragua's northern Caribbean coast as a maximum Category 5 hurricane, accompanied by catastrophic winds, rain and storm surge, a top meteorological official…

Central America asks for help to rebuild in the face of devastating hurricanes
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Central America asks for help to rebuild in the face of devastating hurricanes

AFP - November 16, 2020

Central American presidents on Monday appealed to the financial community and international organizations for resources to support the reconstruction of their respective countries, given the damage caused…

Evacuations underway in Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala as Iota approaches
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Evacuations underway in Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala as Iota approaches

Julia Rios / AFP - November 16, 2020

Iota strengthened into a "catastrophic" Category 5 hurricane and was set to slam into Central America late Monday, threatening areas devastated by a powerful storm just two…

Just in: Iota strengthens into ‘catastrophic’ Category 5 hurricane
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News
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Just in: Iota strengthens into ‘catastrophic’ Category 5 hurricane

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 16, 2020

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) announced Monday morning that Iota has strengthened into a “catastrophic” Category 5 hurricane. Iota becomes the second recorded Category 5 hurricane ever…

‘Exceptionally dangerous’ Hurricane Iota could reach Category 5
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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‘Exceptionally dangerous’ Hurricane Iota could reach Category 5

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 16, 2020

Update (9:25 a.m.): Iota has officially been upgraded to a Category 5 hurricane. Read more here. Our original story follows: An “exceptionally dangerous” Iota could strengthen into a…

Hurricane Iota expected to reach Category 4; authorities warn ‘last day’ to prepare
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Hurricane Iota expected to reach Category 4; authorities warn ‘last day’ to prepare

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 15, 2020

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) warned Sunday is the "last guaranteed day" to prepare for Hurricane Iota, which is expected to make landfall Monday in Honduras or…

Hurricane Iota bears down on storm-battered Central America
Central America
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Central America
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Hurricane Iota bears down on storm-battered Central America

AFP - November 15, 2020

Less than two weeks after powerful storm Eta killed more than 200 people across Central America, authorities warned that Hurricane Iota was set to wallop coastal areas…

Costa Rica issues weather alerts as Iota approaches Central America
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica issues weather alerts as Iota approaches Central America

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 14, 2020

Costa Rica's National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Saturday afternoon placed the entire national territory under weather alerts as it forecast indirect effects from Tropical Storm Iota. "The…

Hard-hit Central America in crosshairs of another hurricane
Central America
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Central America
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Hard-hit Central America in crosshairs of another hurricane

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 14, 2020

Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua announced evacuations Friday as a second major storm in days closed in on Central America with the region still reeling from deadly Hurricane…

Tropical Storm Iota expected to be ‘major hurricane,’ make landfall in Central America
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Tropical Storm Iota expected to be ‘major hurricane,’ make landfall in Central America

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 13, 2020

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) on Friday afternoon announced the formation of Tropical Storm Iota in the Central Caribbean Sea. The system is expected to threaten Central…