Powerful Hurricane Iota made landfall on Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast late Monday, threatening catastrophic damage to the same part of Central America already battered by equally strong Hurricane Eta less than two weeks ago.
Hurricane Iota is now a dangerous Category 5 storm that is likely to bring catastrophic damage to the same part of Central America already battered this month by powerful Hurricane Eta.
Hurricane Iota is rapidly gaining strength after becoming the 13th hurricane of the Atlantic season.
Tropical Storm Iota has formed in the Caribbean and it looks to become a major hurricane. It also seems to be staying away from the Gulf of Mexico and could head straight for the Pacific Ocean. It poses no threat to Texas.
Some parts of the Carolinas saw three to seven inches of rainfall by Thursday afternoon.
The extremely active 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is showing no signs of slowing down as the National Hurricane Center continues to monitor two tropical storms and one tropical wave in the Atlantic basin. And yeah, it's November 11th!
Eta has weakened to a tropical storm just hours after regaining hurricane strength as Florida braces for a second hit from the storm.
Tropical Storm Theta — which formed overnight and broke a record as the 29th named Atlantic storm of the season — is chugging east toward Europe on the cusp of hurricane status.
Florida is bracing for more impacts from Tropical Storm Eta, which has already brought heavy rains and flooded city streets in the state.
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.
Tropical Storm Eta, which devasted parts of Central America on Tuesday, is expected to move into the eastern part of the Gulf of Mexico starting on Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center said.
As the remnants of Hurricane Eta moved back over Caribbean waters, governments worked to tally the displaced and dead and recover bodies from landslides and flooding that claimed dozens of lives from Guatemala to Panama.
Eta is moving over Honduras as a weakened tropical depression but still bringing the heavy rains that have caused deadly landslides while drenching the country’s east and the north of neighboring Nicaragua.
The heart of powerful Hurricane Eta began has moving ashore in Nicaragua with devastating winds and rains that have already destroyed rooftops and caused rivers to overflow.
Storm destruction caused polling places to be moved in Louisiana, and utility companies and election officials scrambled to restore power, or make sure generators were available, at polling places in Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi.
Eta has been upgraded to a hurricane and threatens to bring heavy rain, storm surge, landslides and more to parts of Central America and the Caribbean.
Trees on top of buses and cars. Roofs ripped off homes. Boats pushed onshore.
Zeta sped across the Southeast on Thursday, leaving a trail of damage and more than 2.5 million homes and businesses without power in Atlanta and beyond after pounding New Orleans with winds and water.
According to his office, Governor Greg Abbott directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management to deploy Texas A&M Task Force 1 to Baton Rouge.
Hurricane Zeta was speeding toward storm-weary Louisiana with landfall expected Wednesday afternoon.