Already flooded, South Florida feeling wrath of Eta

A couple walks along the beach during a downpour, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, on Miami Beach, Florida’s famed South Beach. A strengthening Tropical Storm Eta cut across Cuba on Sunday, and forecasters say it’s likely to be a hurricane before hitting the Florida Keys Sunday night or Monday. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Beaches and coronavirus testing […]

Eta hits Cuba with strong winds, rain

Aerial view of a mudslide caused by Eta and where it is estimated that dozens of people died in the village of Queja, in San Cristobal Verapaz, Guatemala on November 7, 2020 Tropical storm Eta brought strong winds and torrential rain to Cuba on Sunday after having earlier cut a destructive and deadly path through […]

Storm Eta death tolls rise in Mexico, Honduras

A man wades through water flooding the road from El Progreso to La Lima n Honduras Torrential rain and a bitter cold front linked to storm system Eta have claimed at least 20 lives in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, officials said Saturday. And authorities in Honduras said flooding in the north and northwest […]

Storm Eta leaves 150 dead or missing in Guatemala

A woman stands near a house in Omonita, El Progreso municipality, Yoro department, Honduras, on November 6, 2020, after the passage of Eta About 150 people have died or remain unaccounted for in Guatemala due to mudslides caused by powerful storm Eta, which devastated an indigenous village in the country’s north, President Alejandro Giammattei said […]

Hurricane season surges on as Eta slams Nicaragua and Honduras

Hurricane Eta colliding with Central America on November 3, 2020. (NHC/NOAA/) The 28th storm of the Atlantic hurricane season is currently battering Nicaragua, Honduras, and much of the rest of Central America as a Category 4 hurricane. Most of the region is expecting upwards of six inches of rain, but Nicaragua and Honduras will receive […]

‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Eta hits Nicaragua

Map showing the location and projected path of Hurricane Eta. An “extremely dangerous” hurricane named Eta lashed the north coast of Nicaragua on Tuesday as it made landfall packing heavy rain and high winds, authorities said. “It was a Category 4 impact” on the Saffir-Simpson scale that ranges from one to five, said Marcio Baca, […]