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As Felix Fizzles, Another Round of Floods Likely

Nicaragua, Honduras at risk from rain-laden remnants of hurricane

(Newser) - Heavy rain from what's left of Hurricane Felix continues to fall in Honduras and Nicaragua, the BBC reports, and residents are struggling to prepare for "life-threatening" flash floods and mudslides. "Here it rains for two hours and the city floods," said the mayor of Tegucigalpa. "They're... More »

4 Dead as Felix Slams Nicaragua

Poor Nicaraguan Coast unprepared for Category 5 storm

(Newser) - Nicaragua’s Miskito coast felt the wrath of Hurricane Felix yesterday, raising fears of catastrophe for the desperately poor swamp region. The rare Category 5 storm killed four before losing steam and switching to a Category 1 as it made its way toward Guatemala and Mexico, the Guardian reports. Regional... More »

Felix Makes History

First time two Category 5 storms make landfall in the same season

(Newser) - Hurricane Felix became the second Category 5 storm to make landfall in less than 2 weeks today, marking the first time two of the rare storms have hit land in the same season since 1886. "The winds are horrible," said a Red Cross official in Nicaragua. "We... More »

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