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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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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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‘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
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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…

Tropical Depression forms in Caribbean, expected to make landfall as hurricane in Central America
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Tropical Depression forms in Caribbean, expected to make landfall as hurricane in Central America

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 13, 2020

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) on Friday announced the formation of Tropical Depression Thirty-One in the Central Caribbean Sea. The system is forecast to strengthen over the…

Costa Rica declares State of Emergency for Hurricane Eta response
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica declares State of Emergency for Hurricane Eta response

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 11, 2020

Costa Rica on Tuesday issued a State of Emergency, a move which will help the National Emergency Commission (CNE) take administrative, operational and economic measures to assist…