Hurricane Otto threatens Costa Rica and Nicaragua
A storm in the Caribbean has been upgraded to a hurricane and is threatening Costa Rica and southern Nicaragua, forecasters say.
They warned that Hurricane Otto may have winds of 90 mph (145km/h) when it makes landfall early on Thursday.
At least four people have already died in Panama in severe weather caused by the approach of the storm.
The hurricane is moving west at 2 mph (4km/h) after being almost stationary throughout Tuesday, experts say.
The US National Hurricane Center says Otto is now blowing at about 75 mph (120km/h) as it approaches northern Costa Rica and southern Nicaragua.... read more
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