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Hurricane season breaks record for number of named storms
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Hurricane season breaks record for number of named storms

AFP - November 10, 2020

This year's hurricane season has seen a record 29 named tropical storms wreak havoc across the southeastern United States, the Caribbean and Central America, experts said on…

Four die in Guatemala landslides caused by storm Eta
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Four die in Guatemala landslides caused by storm Eta

AFP - November 5, 2020

At least four people, including two children, died in landslides as tropical depression Eta powered through Guatemala after wreaking devastation in parts of neighboring Central American countries,…

Three dead as weakening Eta batters Nicaragua
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Three dead as weakening Eta batters Nicaragua

Inti OCON / AFP - November 4, 2020

Hurricane Eta slowed to tropical storm speeds on Wednesday morning even as it pummeled Nicaragua, killing two people there and one in neighboring Honduras, while unleashing fierce…

Furious Category 4 hurricane Eta smashes into Nicaragua
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Furious Category 4 hurricane Eta smashes into Nicaragua

Inti OCON / AFP - November 3, 2020

Eta smashed into Nicaragua's northern Caribbean coast as a Category 4 hurricane on Tuesday, unleashing fierce winds that tore up trees and ripped roofs off dwellings. The…

Central America braces for ‘extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Eta
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Central America braces for ‘extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Eta

AFP - November 3, 2020

Hurricane Eta was hours from making landfall in Central America on Tuesday after gaining strength in the Caribbean Sea, threatening Nicaragua and Honduras with catastrophic winds and…

Hurricane Eta reaches Category 4; Nicaragua prepares for ‘catastrophic’ damage
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Hurricane Eta reaches Category 4; Nicaragua prepares for ‘catastrophic’ damage

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 2, 2020

Eta is now a Category 4 hurricane that will cause "catastrophic" wind damage when it makes landfall in Nicaragua, the National Hurricane Center says. "Catastrophic wind damage…

Central America awaits the impact of strengthening Hurricane Eta
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Central America awaits the impact of strengthening Hurricane Eta

AFP and The Tico Times - November 2, 2020

Central America is preparing Monday for the impact of Hurricane Eta, which is advancing as a Category 3 storm toward the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua and Honduras,…

Eta now a ‘major hurricane’ as it approaches Nicaragua
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Eta now a ‘major hurricane’ as it approaches Nicaragua

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 2, 2020

Hurricane Eta is expected to cause life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds, flash flooding and landslides when it makes landfall in Central America early Tuesday. “Eta has rapidly intensified…

Nicaragua declares preventive alert as Tropical Storm Eta threatens
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Nicaragua declares preventive alert as Tropical Storm Eta threatens

AFP and The Tico Times - November 1, 2020

The president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, declared on Saturday a preventive alert in the Caribbean and northern Pacific regions of the country in response to Tropical Storm…

Tropical Storm Eta forms in Caribbean; hurricane watch issued for Nicaragua and Honduras
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Tropical Storm Eta forms in Caribbean; hurricane watch issued for Nicaragua and Honduras

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 1, 2020

A tropical depression in the Caribbean has become Tropical Storm Eta, the 28th named storm of the season, and is projected to make landfall in Nicaragua or…