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As of November 17, 2020, Hurricane Iota is considered the strongest storm to hit Nicaragua in the country’s history and has so far killed six people, according to the Nicaraguan government. More than 400,000 people in Nicaragua have been affected by the storm as it made landfall near Haulover as a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds near 155 mph according to the National Hurricane Center. Over 62,000 people in the Central American nation have been moved into government shelters following the storm. Communications is almost non-existent due to blackouts and fallen electrical cables. Hurricane Eta also has devastated Central America, leaving residents to wade through the wreckage of two storms in a matter of weeks. Eta’s landfall was approximately 15 miles away from Iota in the Haulover area and was also a Category 4.
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