Hurricane Otto: Deaths as storm hits Costa Rica

Hurricane Otto: Deaths as storm hits Costa Rica
 

A number of people are dead or missing in Costa Rica after Hurricane Otto made landfall as a Category Two storm.
Otto, the southernmost hurricane on record to hit Central America, struck a sparsely-populated area of southern Nicaragua on Thursday.
Neighbouring Costa Rica had ordered 4,000 people from the Caribbean coast.
At about the same time the storm hit, a powerful earthquake shook Nicaragua and El Salvador, briefly triggering a tsunami alert.
The 7.0 magnitude quake in the Pacific Ocean was about 120km (75 miles) off the coast of El Salvador. There were no reports of damage or... read more

 
25 November 2016 in World News, Views: 36
Source: BBC
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