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Wed Nov 18, 2020, 06:36 PM

Hurricane Iota: At least nine dead in strongest Atlantic hurricane of the year

Source: BBC

At least nine people have lost their lives as the strongest Atlantic hurricane of the year rips through areas of central America.
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The rainfall is expected to cause mudslides and potentially deadly flash flooding and river flooding.
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Reuters news agency reported that up to 20 people may have lost their lives in the storms. Nicaraguan media reported that a landslide had killed at least 15 other people.
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Iota is the strongest Atlantic hurricane of the year and only the second November hurricane to reach category five - the last was in 1932.



Read more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-54995478



Which makes it the latest category 5 hurricane ever. The earlier Cuba hurricane of 1932 reached land on November 9.

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d_r Nov 18 #1
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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Original post)

Wed Nov 18, 2020, 07:59 PM

1. are we headed

for year-round hurricane season?

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Response to d_r (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 18, 2020, 08:41 PM

2. and fire season in California...

very bleak unless we take serious action...

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