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Hurricane Iota wrecks havoc as rescue efforts reveal destruction

At least 40 people have been killed in Central America after Hurricane Iota triggered landslides and flooding, sweeping through the already waterlogged region. As rescue work continues authorities expect the number of deaths to rise. Most of the deaths have been in Nicaragua and Honduras. Iota made landfall on Nicaragua’s coast late Monday as a […]

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Packed with record-breaking winds and rain, Iota is the strongest Hurricane to HIT Nicaragua

Packed with record-breaking winds, unleashing torrential floods, causing swollen rivers to burst their banks, flipping roofs onto streets, tearing communication and electrical cables, Hurricane Iota’s impact unleashed chaos in Central America as it was still reeling from the impact of Hurricane Eta two weeks ago. Hurricane Iota is now considered the strongest storm to hit […]

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Tropical Storm Iota strengthens to CATEGORY 5 HURRICANE ahead of landfall in Central America

Tropical Storm Iota strengthened into a Category 5 hurricane and is expected to make landfall in Central America as a “catastrophic” storm on Monday night. Hurricane Iota has maximum sustained winds of 160 mph and is forecast to bring a life-threatening storm surge of as much as 15 to 20 feet along with rainfall of […]

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Central America – Honduras, Guatemala brace for another Tropical Storm ‘Iota’

Reeling under the destruction after Hurricane Eta, Honduras and Guatemala are bracing for another tropical storm to hit the region. A statement on from the United States-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) warned that Tropical Storm Iota was expected to strengthen, bringing “dangerous winds, storm surge and rainfall” to Central America starting on Monday. “Iota is […]

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Lamborghini Turns Submarine? Tropical Storm Eta Floods Florida Streets

Tropical storm Eta drifted away from South Florida on Tuesday, where the storm unleashed drenching rain, flooding roads. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Eta is sustaining wind speeds up to 60mph as it slowly drifts southward at 5 mph. The storm will slowly move northward over the next few days and make another landfall […]

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Hurricane Eta to bring life-threatening storm surge, winds in Cuba and Florida on Sunday and Monday

Tropical Storm Eta is lashing the Caribbean with torrential rainfall and damaging winds on Saturday as it approaches Cuba. The storm is currently moving northeast away from the Cayman Islands and toward central Cuba at 13 mph. The storm is expected to sustain winds of 65 mph with tropical storm-force winds extending up to 115 […]

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Hurricane Eta triggered mudslides have killed at least 150 in Guatemala

At least 150 people have died in Guatemala after dozens were buried by mudslides triggered by Storm Eta’s torrential rains. President Alejandro Giammattei said around 100 people were feared dead in Quejá in the central region of Alta Verapaz. Bad weather has hampered rescue efforts while roads are still blocked and large areas remain flooded. […]

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At least 70 people died as Hurricane Eta wreaks catastrophic flooding on Central America

Hurricane Eta unleashed torrential rains and catastrophic flooding on Central America, with fatalities rising sharply mostly because of mudslides as streets turned into rivers and bridges came tumbling down. More than 70 people were reported killed across the region of mostly poor countries wedged between Mexico and Colombia, and at least hundreds were stranded on […]

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Category 4 Hurricane Eta to bring life-threatening storm surge, winds and landslides in central America

Hurricane Eta is due to come ashore in Nicaragua Tuesday as an extremely dangerous category 4 hurricane, bringing life-threatening storm surges, catastrophic winds, flash flooding and landslides to central America. The storm has maximum sustained winds of about 230 kilometers per hour, and was moving to the west-southwest at about six kilometers per hour. The […]

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Man opened his home to hundreds of dogs, cats, chicks, hedgehogs, sheep while hurricane Delta hit

When hurricane Delta closed in on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Ricardo Pimentel opened his home to about 300 dogs, while dozens of cats harbored in his son’s room; his daughter’s room served as a refuge for chicks, bunnies and even a hedgehog; a patio became a haven for a flock of sheep. “It was worth it, […]

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Hurricane Delta makes landfall in storm-battered Louisiana

Hurricane Delta weakened after making landfall in a corner of the US state of Louisiana, packing maximum sustained winds of 90 miles per hour, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Delta, now a Category 1 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, hit land at 6pm local time on Friday, near the Gulf Coast town of Creole, […]

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IN PICTURES: Deadly storm ‘Hurricane Sally’

Tropical Storm Sally has left more than half a million Americans without power as its torrential rains and storm surges lashed the US Gulf coast. Sally weakened after it made landfall as a Category 2 hurricane but the slow-moving storm continues to batter Florida and Alabama. At least one person was killed and hundreds were […]