Articles tagged "honduras"

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Tropical Storm "Nate" forms near Nicaragua, heading toward US Gulf Coast

Tropical Depression 16L strengthened into a tropical storm near the eastern coast of Nicaragua at 12:00 UTC on October 5, 2017 and was named Nate. The system is expected to move across northeastern Nicaragua and eastern Honduras today, producing flooding rain and...

October 05, 2017

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Severe weather in Honduras claims 4, leaves 6 missing

A cold front that hit northern Honduras on January 7 and 8, 2017 has claimed the lives of at least 4 people and left another 6 missing. Parts of the north saw as much as 150 mm (5.9 inches) of rain on January 8. Country's disaster management agency (Copeco) said...

January 14, 2017

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Days of heavy rain, floods and deadly landslides across Central America

A slow moving low pressure system coming from the Caribbean Sea started affecting Nicaragua and surrounding countries on October 9th dumping record amounts of heavy rainfall. By October 20th, floods and landslides that followed claimed lives of more than 30 people throu

October 20, 2014

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Hurricane Ernesto to make landfall at easthern Yucatan

Hurricane Ernesto is intensifying as it moves toward the eastern Yucatan Peninsula  as Category 1 hurricane. Warm water, lower wind shear and less interaction with the continent of South America, has allowed Ernesto to become a hurricane. Ernesto is expected to

August 08, 2012

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Ernesto to become hurricane; major threat to Honduras, Belize and Mexico

Tropical Storm Ernesto started to gain strength and it is expected to become hurricane tonight. Additional strengthening is possible prior to landfall. Heavy showers and thunderstorms will soak the Cayman Islands through tonight before intensifying and approaching the

August 06, 2012

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World's largest shark sanctuary declared at Marshall islands

The Republic of the Marshall Islands is now home to the world’s largest shark sanctuary. The Nitijela, the Marshallese parliament, unanimously passed legislation this week that ends commercial fishing of sharks in all 1,990,530 square kilometers (768,547 square

October 09, 2011

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Caribbean plate tension is increasing

The Caribbean plate tension is increasing and this area is now due for another major earthquake, an article published today by The Extinction Protocol said. Troubling signs of the growing agitation for this plate are seen in the twin 5.8 and 5.0 quakes that struck...

April 09, 2011