Death toll from Hurricane Iota in Central America rises to over thirty

Hurricane Iota unleashed devastating floods across Central America on Wednesday in areas already waterlogged, forcing hundreds of thousands of people from their homes in a disaster that could spur migration to the United States. More than 30 people were killed and the toll in the impoverished region was expected to rise as rescue workers reach… Read More Death toll from Hurricane Iota in Central America rises to over thirty

At least three dead as Hurricane Iota rips through Central America

Hurricane Iota flipped roofing onto the streets, blew down electricity poles and trees, and caused rivers to burst their banks as it battered northeastern Nicaragua on Tuesday, having killed at least two people in the region. The strongest storm on record to reach Nicaragua, Iota struck late on Monday, packing winds of nearly 155 miles… Read More At least three dead as Hurricane Iota rips through Central America

Tropical Storm Iota strengthens to a hurricane as it approaches Central America

Iota has strengthened into the 13th hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season and is expected to become a major hurricane as it approaches Central America, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Sunday. “Reconnaissance aircraft finds Iota has strengthened into the thirteenth hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season,” NHC said. As of 10… Read More Tropical Storm Iota strengthens to a hurricane as it approaches Central America