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With winds of up to 140mph there was widespread destruction of wooden buildings Hurricane Eta causes devastation across northeast Nicaragua

News from Nicaragua | Thursday, 5 November 2020

Thirty thousand people were evacuated from islands and low lying coastal areas of north east Nicaragua before category 4 Hurricane Eta struck on 3 November. Hurricane Eta is the 28th Atlantic storm this season and the 12th hurricane: twice as many as an average season. The World Meteorological Organisation ran read more

Life threatening Hurricane ETA to hit Nicaragua 7am Tuesday

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 2 November 2020

Hurricane ETA that started life as a tropical storm is strengthening very rapidly as it heads towards Nicaragua and Honduras. According to the Nicaraguan Institute for Territorial Studies (INETER), ETA is already a category 2 hurricane and if it continues strengthening wind speeds of up to 175kph are expected when read more