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Three dead as weakening Eta batters Nicaragua
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Costa Rica
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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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Costa Rica
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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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Costa Rica
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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
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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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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Costa Rica
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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
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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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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Costa Rica
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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
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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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…

Authorities warn of significant weather to affect Costa Rica this weekend
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Costa Rica
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Authorities warn of significant weather to affect Costa Rica this weekend

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 30, 2020

Authorities on Friday warned that Costa Rica may endure the indirect effects of a tropical wave beginning this weekend. The National Emergency Commission (CNE) placed all areas…

‘Moderate to strong’ La Niña this year, UN says
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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‘Moderate to strong’ La Niña this year, UN says

Nina LARSON / AFP and The Tico Times - October 29, 2020

Global temperatures boosted by climate change will still be higher than usual despite the cooling effect of a "moderate to strong" La Niña weather phenomenon, the UN…