Costa Rica will remain today under the indirect effects of Tropical Storm Eta, especially the southern area, where three rivers are already swollen and intense downpours are being felt, so the authorities are asking the population to take maximum care.  The disturbance steadily moved westward into a more favorable upper-level environment and very warm waters. Wave action off the coast caused minor flooding on the coasts.  Losses statewide were estimated at US$1 billion. Eta knocked down power lines and trees while damaging roofs and causing flooding in Puerto Cabezas. Eta is projected to hit Nicaragua, before moving northward to Honduras and Guatemala.  Overall, Eta caused C$6.128 billion (US$178.4 million) of damage in Nicaragua. , Continuing westward in response to a low- to mid-level ridge that extended from the subtropical Atlantic southwestward to Cuba and The Bahamas, Eta slowly organized throughout the day as a central dense overcast (CDO) began to form atop its center. (via CNE.). Many places are currently without power. A compilation of footage from southern Costa Rica showing the bad damage done by Hurricane Eta to the region on November 3. , Although not in the direct path of Eta, the fringe effects of the hurricane were expected to cause disruptions in Panama.  Multiple reports of flooding and landslides occurred nationwide, 12 rivers saw increased levels, prompting concern for further flooding, and 26 people required evacuation in Corredores and Parrita. This came after Eta became forecast to become a tropical storm again before brushing by the islands. â¦ The Permanent Contingency Commission of Honduras reported that 14 roads and 339 homes were destroyed. The two Nicaraguans died â¦ The South Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone all remain under a Yellow Alert, meaning citizens should be prepared for the risk of growing affectation. , With damage from Hurricane Eta spanning the entirety of Central America, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched a "massive, multi-country operation". Eta's second approach and landfall brought storm surge and gusty winds to the west coast of Central Florida and supplemental rainfall to northern Florida.  More than 10,000 people sought refuge at shelters in Puerto Cabezas and surrounding villages. After briefly regaining hurricane strength it weakened once more and accelerated across the Southeastern United States on November 12. In addition, the IMN says those on the Pacific Coast should be cautious of large waves and strong currents.  A tropical storm watch was also issued from west of Punta Patuca westward to Punta Castilla late that same day. Relief efforts for those affected by the storm were extensive and widespread, involving several countries.  At the Getsemani School, where 215 people were sheltering, Eta's strong winds ripped 10 sheets of metal off the school's roof.  However, it was reported by The Washington Post that several meteorologists believed Eta peaked as a Category 5 hurricane based on satellite imagery estimates as well as a lack of aircraft observations due to several mechanical issues. Flooding caused 559 residents to flee their homes and two others had to be rescued. At 15:00 UTC on October 28, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) began monitoring the Southwestern Caribbean for the expected development of a broad area of low pressure within the following few days. , The relief effort was severely hampered just two weeks later by the stronger Hurricane Iota, which made landfall approximately 15 miles (25 km) south of where Eta moved ashore. In Tabasco, more than 10 rivers have overflowed their banks. Rain/weather forecasts through Sunday morning â The NHC. One particular concern about Hurricane Eta is the forward speed. An increase of 1500 m3sâ1 in flow at the PeÃ±itas Dam has prompted evacuation plans. Seagoing vessels were alerted to dangerous swells in Caribbean waters along with wind gusts up to 37 mph (60 km/h).  By this time, Eta had begun to slow down and turn west-southwestward in response to a mid-level ridge over the south-central United States. 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Once the system began to reorganize in the Caribbean, tropical storm watches were issued on November 5, in the Cayman Islands. Heavy rainfall related to Eta may lead to flash flooding in other parts of Central America, including Costa Rica. âBy Monday morning, heavy rains caused by Eta will cause catastrophic and dangerous flash flooding across parts of Central America, as well as landslides.â, warned the US Hurricane Monitoring Center (NHC).  On November 7, following a couple of center reformations, the system became better organized and re-strengthened into a tropical storm at 15:00 UTC on November 7. It later reorganized over the Caribbean as it accelerated toward Cuba on November 7.  The system turned further east and made landfall near Cedar Key, Florida at 09:00 UTC on November 12, possessing sustained winds of 50 mph (85 km/h).  The next day, these watches were upgraded to tropical storm warnings.  However, by 21:00 UTC that day, satellite and microwave imagery confirmed that an LLC had formed and the NHC began issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Twenty-Nine.  It fell below major hurricane status just three hours after landfall at 00:00 UTC on November 4. The Government of Honduras allocated US$2 million in funds and formally appealed for international aid on November 5. The National Emergency Commission (CNE) says 79 communities across Costa Rica have reported flooding due to the indirect effects of Hurricane Eta, which made landfall as a Category 4 storm in Nicaragua earlier Tuesday.  Residents in low-lying areas of San Ignacio had to be evacuated from their homes. A green alert was issued for CopÃ¡n, Ocotepeque, Lempira, IntibucÃ¡, La Paz, Valle, and Choluteca.  Among the dead were at least four people, including three children, who were killed in the mountains outside the north coast city of Tela due to different landslides. After more than 72 hours of rain, the National Commission for Risk Prevention and Emergency Attention (CNE) reported that this Thursday morning a total of 1,361 people woke up in 38 temporary shelters to protect their lives. Updated on ... in its western indigenous autonomous Ngabe Bugle area near the border with Costa Rica. For example, see this related Tico Times article: Indirect effects of Eta lead to at least 500 evacuated in Costa Rica (my feature photo by Tico Times from this article) Most of us in Costa Rica are fine with no landfall of Hurricane Eta here, it has made landfall in Nicaragua and Honduras and I understand will just scrape Guatemala and Mexico as it heads for Western Florida and Alabama. The system rapidly organized as it progressed west, with the cyclone ultimately becoming a Category 4 hurricane on November 3. , Initial relief efforts in Nicaragua were stymied by extensive flooding and persistent rainfall.  The governments of Japan and Spain pledged to donate relief items. , The Civil Protection Directorate of El Salvador evacuated residents in Tecoluca after setting up 1,152 shelters across the country. Wind speeds of 75 km/h (47 mph) downed the trees and damaged houses, and Eta also caused severe flooding on the island. Flooding was reported in Costa Rica as Hurricane Eta made landfall in nearby Nicaragua on November 3. , On November 6, tropical storm watches were issued for the Florida Keys and parts of the coast of the Florida peninsula. The Wawa River that connects Puerto Cabezas to the rest of Nicaragua overflowed its banks. According to the National Meteorological Institute (IMN), Guanacaste and other Pacific regions should expect heavy rains to continue over the next 36 to 48 hours. , Eta brushed by the Cayman Islands just as it intensified back into a tropical storm, producing major impacts across the islands with Grand Cayman being hit the hardest.  Residents in coastal communities were advised to evacuate as supplies, including 88 tons of food, sleeping bags, hygiene kits, and plastic, were delivered to Puerto Cabezas according to SINAPRED. An emergency appeal for 20 million Swiss francs (US$22 million) was made to supplement local Red Cross activities in Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.  At 03:00 UTC on November 1, the system intensified into Tropical Storm Eta, becoming the earliest 28th tropical or subtropical storm on record in an Atlantic hurricane season, surpassing the old mark of December 30, which was set by Tropical Storm Zeta in 2005. In this context, the president of the institution, Alexander Solís, explained that the Municipal Emergency Committees have attended more â¦ With a peak intensity of 150 mph (240 km/h) and 923 mbar (hPa; 27.26 inHg), it was the third most intense November Atlantic hurricane on record behind the 1932 Cuba hurricane and Hurricane Iota just two weeks later. Moisture from the storm also combined with a cold front further to the north bringing heavy rainfall and flash flooding to the Carolinas and Virginia, killing another five people in these states.  Six hours later, the storm strengthened into a high-end Category 2 hurricane as a small pinhole eye became apparent in visible satellite imagery. , As flooding was a major threat because of heavy rainfalls, a flood warning was issued for all of Belize in preparation for Eta as the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) urged residents to evacuate. Hurricane Eta flooded Guanacaste, Costa Rica, as Hurricane Eta made landfall in nearby Nicaragua on Nov. 3. Many places are currently without power. QCOSTARICA â Hurricane ETA at the doors of Nicaraguaâs Caribbean Coast is the cause of the evacuation of 63 people in Costa Ricaâs Pacific coastal towns of â¦ Hurricane Eta was a devastating Category 4 hurricane that wreaked havoc across parts of Central America in early November 2020. Eta is bringing powerful winds and a huge storm surge as it menaces coastal areas in Honduras and Nicaragua. An estimated 2.5 million people were directly affected by the storm, including 1.7 million in Honduras.  The Executive Hydroelectric Commission of the Lempa River cleared pipes to prevent flooding in communities along the river. Downed trees and tree branches also resulted.  Eta than began to accelerate north-northeast around the western periphery of a deep-layer subtropical ridge as its the center reformed under this convection and an eye feature formed. The Caribbean is under a Green Alert, advising that people should remain informed.  On the next day, Eta was absorbed into another frontal system to the north. Eta also killed five in Panama, four in Honduras, two in Costa Rica, two in Nicaragua.  Around the same area two other boats sank due to turbulent surf caused by the storm and a dock at the Bridgewater Inn floated away. The American, Swiss, Norwegian, Spanish, Italian, and German Red Cross were positioned to assist any operations. , Late on November 6, tropical storm watches were issued for the northwestern Bahamas.  In La Ceiba, floodwaters rushed through streets, and the flooding also washed away a structure at a local cemetery. Iota made landfall just 15 miles (25 kilometers) south of where Hurricane Eta hit on Nov. 3, also as a Category 4 storm. The current measures permit for most economic activity to operate with…, Costa Rica suffered 41 new coronavirus-related deaths between Friday and Tuesday for a total of 1,731, according to official data…, The Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), Antonio Guterres, warned Monday that Latin America could suffer in 2021 a…, Furious Category 4 hurricane Eta smashes into Nicaragua, News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Wednesday, CNE evaluating damages after heavy rains in Guanacaste, Central America awaits the impact of strengthening Hurricane Eta. One person was killed in Florida after being electrocuted in floodwaters from Eta. , Communities along the Macal and Mopan rivers in western Belize experienced severe flooding due to Hurricane Eta. Heavy rainfall and tropical-storm force winds were recorded across all of the Florida Keys, South Florida and the southern half of Central Florida, bringing widespread flooding. In Charlotte, North Carolina, more than 140 people were rescued from a school when floodwaters reached the first-floor windows.  Numerous agencies coordinated with the IFRC to establish shelters and provide relief. Hurricane Iota slams Central America days after Hurricane Eta.  Extreme rainfall and mudflows caused by the storm destroyed or damaged much of what was being rebuilt. About 100 homes were damaged by flooding and landslides. But the hurricane is also expected to cause damage farther inland, as it â¦  Despite the continued effects of strong wind shear, the storm continued to strengthen throughout the day and reached a secondary peak intensity with winds of 65 mph (100 km/h) and a pressure of 991 mbar (hPa; 29.27 inHg) at 00:00 UTC on November 8.  Coastal zones in Cuba were also flooded and about 25,000 people were forced to evacuate. Hurricane and tropical storm watches and warnings were issued along the coast of Honduras and Northeastern Nicaragua as Eta approached.  Eta then turned southwestward under the influence of a strong deep-layer ridge across the Gulf of Mexico, Florida, and near the US East Coast. October 25â31, 2005 - Hurricane Beta caused minimal damage and no deaths in Costa Rica.  Florida Power & Light reported just over 30,000 power outages in the Miami metropolitan area, including nearly 16,000 in Miami-Dade County alone.  Flooding in Pinellas County caused 33 people to be rescued by the Pinellas County Sheriff Office from homes and roadways and in Gulfport, five sailboats became unanchored and ran aground or were pushed up against a seawall. , As Eta neared landfall, its powerful winds downed power lines and trees while causing flooding and damaging roofs in Puerto Cabezas. A total of 107 communities experienced power outages.  The Ministry of Public Works (MOP) advised residents to stay vigilant for possible flooding and landslides. Eta rapidly weakened to a tropical depression as it meandered across Central America for two days before moving north over water. Map of weather alerts in Costa Rica related to Hurricane Eta.  The storm further degraded and weakened over land as it accelerated north-northeastward, eventually emerging over the waters of the Atlantic near the FloridaâGeorgia border at 18:00 UTC. , The National Civil Protection System in Panama, Sinaproc, reported that 200 homes were damaged by rainfall, possibly associated with Eta.  At least 53 people died across Guatemala, while an additional 96 remain missing. , Moisture from Eta combined with a cold front moving eastward across the Eastern United States, generating extremely heavy rainfall across Virginia and the Carolinas. At least eleven  people were killed due to flooding in the Carolinas, including a child, while over 33 people were rescued in a flooded campground. The CNE placed the Central Pacific, the North Pacific, and the canton of Upala under an â¦  Despite remaining in a favorable environment, Eta began to weaken six hours after its peak intensity due to an eyewall replacement cycle, which it completed just as it made landfall at 21:00 UTC south of Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua, with winds of 140 mph (225 km/h) and a pressure of 940 mbar (hPa; 27.76 inHg).  Later that day, a hurricane warning was issued from the HondurasâNicaragua border to Sandy Bay Sirpi while a tropical storm warning was issued for areas from Punta Patuca to the HondurasâNicaragua border. Despite passing north of the San AndrÃ©s Island, part of the archipelago of San AndrÃ©s, Providencia and Santa Catalina, Eta still brought considerable damage to the island. The funds may be used for the purchase of food, as well as tanks and accessories for the availability of drinking water. Guanacaste, the South and Central Pacific regions, and the Central Valley have all received heavy rainfall over the past 48 hours, leading to heavily saturated soils that increase the risk of flooding and landslides.  An estimated 343,000 people were directly affected by the storm. , According to the country's president, Alejandro Giammattei, at least 60% of the eastern city of Puerto Barrios was flooded with another 48 hours of rain expected. Eta also lashed other Central American countries, with 14 people reported dead in Honduras, five in Panama, two in Nicaragua and two in Costa Rica. People left homeless were moved to various shelters after the storm had passed. , Costa Rica's National Meteorological Institute forecast widespread rainfall in association with the outer bands of Eta, primarily along the Pacific coastline. No one was injured or killed in the incident. Much of Nicaragua and Honduras: Usually, 15-25 inches, with isolated amounts up to 40 inches.. Eastern Guatemala and Belize: Generally, 10-20 inches, with isolated amounts up to 25 inches.. Parts of Panama and Costa Rica: Generally, 10-15 inches, with isolated amounts up to 25 inches.. El Salvador and south-eastern â¦ ... Hurricane Eta makes landfall at â¦ Map of weather alerts in Costa Rica related to Hurricane Eta. T he National Emergency Commission (CNE) says 79 communities across Costa Rica have reported flooding due to the indirect effects of Hurricane Eta, which made landfall as a Category 4 storm in Nicaragua earlier Tuesday.  Eta continued to weaken rapidly, dropping to tropical storm status at 09:00 UTC, and to a tropical depression at 00:00 UTC on November 5. Preliminary reports from the coast included toppled trees and electric poles and roofs stripped from homes and businesses, said Guillermo González, director of Nicaraguaâs emergency management agency.  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