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Hurricane Etta continues to rage in Mexico and many countries in Central America, causing heavy casualties

Tropical storm “ETA” ravages southeastern US, killing at least 4 people

2020-11-13

November 13th. Comprehensive U.S. media reported that since tropical storm ETA passed through the United States, it has brought heavy rainfall in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, and caused flooding, causing road damage.

The bridge broke. As of the 12th local time, at least 4 people have unfortunately been killed, and many people are still missing.

The picture shows a mess after “ETA” passed.

According to reports, at a campsite in North Carolina, due to the rapid rise in water levels and flooding, three people were killed and at least two people were unaccounted for, including a 1-year-old child. 

Allegedly, 31 other trapped persons were rescued. In addition, a primary school vehicle was flooded due to the rapid rise in water level

resulting in 143 people being forced to evacuate.

Doug Gillespie, the director of public services in Alexandria County, North Carolina, said that in addition to the three people killed in the campsite, another driver in the county died while driving because the road was destroyed by floods.

He also said that about 50 roads and 4 bridges in Alexandria County were washed away, and said, “We have deployed multiple rescuers.”

The report pointed out that although “ETA” is not the strongest storm that the United States will encounter in 2020, it still has extensive effects on many parts of the United States.

Hurricane Etta

Mexico City, November 10-Hurricane ETA, which has been raging in recent days, has caused disasters in Mexico and Central American countries. As of the 9th, hundreds of people have died.

The Honduras Emergency Services Department issued an announcement saying that “ETA” has caused at least 57 deaths in the country, more than 1.87 million people have been affected, and 14,000 buildings have been damaged. 

A total of 74,000 people were evacuated across the country and 42,000 people were successfully rescued. Northern Honduras was the hardest hit, with floods inundating many cities. President Juan Orlando Hernandez said that reconstruction work after the disaster will soon be launched.

Guatemalan media quoted data from the Disaster Mitigation Department and reported that “ETA” has caused 42 deaths in the country and 101 others are missing. A total of 343,000 people were affected nationwide, and more than 4,000 people are still at risk. Rescuers are still stepping up their search for missing persons.

ETTA MISSING Persons

in addition, “ETA” caused dozens of deaths in Latin American countries such as Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and El Salvador. At present, “ETA” has moved to the waters near Cuba and has not caused serious casualties and property losses to the local area.

“ETA” began sweeping the coastal areas of many Central American countries on the 3rd, passing through the northern inland of Nicaragua and central Honduras, and is expected to move northward along the Caribbean Sea to the southern United States in the future. The media referred to “ETA” as one of the strongest storms to hit Central America in several years.

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Hurricane ETTA Update

2020-11-12

November 12, according to US media reports, on the 11th local time, “ETA”, which had briefly strengthened into a hurricane, weakened into a tropical storm and will bypass the densely populated Tampa Bay area of ​​Florida in the future. Landing somewhere along the northern Gulf of Mexico within a few hours. According to data from the National Hurricane Center, the maximum sustained wind speed of ETA on the west coast of Florida remained at about 70 miles per hour when it moved north.

Since crossing southern Florida on the 8th, the storm has remained in the Gulf of Mexico. According to reports from the Hurricane Center, at 4 pm local time on the 11th, “ETA” was located about 65 miles west-southwest of St. Petersburg and was moving northward at a speed of 12 miles per hour.

According to reports, the Tampa Bay area of ​​Florida, spanning five coastal counties, is home to more than 3.5 million people. The authorities did not immediately order a mandatory evacuation, but began to open shelters for anyone who needed to evacuate. There are no reports of serious damage or flooding.

Etta Flood update news

Etta Flood update news Tampa Mayor Jane Castell said that the shelter takes special measures to protect people from the new crown virus, such as keeping people socially distancing and recommending that they prepare their own masks.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued a broader state of emergency statement, including 13 counties along the Gulf Coast and nearby. DeSantis also asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency to issue emergency orders in advance to release the resources needed to deal with the storm.

The Hurricane Center stated that there may be a “life-threatening storm surge” on the morning of the 12th local time. The weather forecaster advised residents to heed the warnings of local officials. The weather forecast also said that the storm system will also bring more rainfall in southern Florida that has been hit by heavy rain.

Late on the 9th local time, the 29th storm “West Tower” had formed.

Disaster caused by heavy rainfall in southeastern Mexico kills 27

2020-11-11

The Mexican Civil Defense Department issued a report on the 9th that heavy rains in southeastern Mexico caused floods and other natural disasters, causing 27 deaths and more than 180,000 people affected.

The report said that in the past few days, hurricane ETA and cold front activities caused heavy rainfall in southeastern Mexico, causing river levels to rise sharply, flooding in some low-lying areas, landslides in many places, and damage to some bridges and roads.

Mexican President López said on the same day that some areas have experienced heavy precipitation once in 50 years, which is an “extraordinary” phenomenon. At present, the federal government has sent thousands of soldiers to the disaster-stricken areas to carry out rescue work.

Hurricane ETA began sweeping across the coastal areas of many Central American countries on the 3rd. After passing through the northern inland of Nicaragua and central Honduras, it reached the Caribbean Sea near Mexico and has caused dozens of deaths in countries along the route.

Hurricane ETTA Update Spokesman for the Secretary-General’s statement on the hurricane ETTA 

2020-11-10

Just as the entire region is responding to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, this natural disaster is happening.

The Secretary-General expressed his deep condolences to the families of the victims and the people and governments of the region. He hoped that the injured would recover soon.

The Secretary-General praised all the people who worked hard for bringing relief to the people of the region. 

Secretary-General’s Spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric (Stéphane Dujarric)

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

Hurricane Eta

This natural disaster is occurring just as the entire region grapples with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Secretary-General extends his deep condolences to the families of the victims and to the people and Governments of the region. He wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.

The Secretary-General commends the efforts of all those working hard to bring relief to people across the region. He expresses his solidarity with the Governments of the region and reiterates the readiness of the United Nations to work with them as they respond to the humanitarian needs resulting from this disaster.

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General

Hurricane Etta Update

Hurricane Etta Update

2020-11-08

Guatemalan President Jamatah held a press conference that day and stated that a

mudslide occurred in a mountain in the central region of the country, buried at least

150 buildings, and hundreds of people were missing.

by disasters such as mudslides and floods. 

Jamata predicts that “ETA” will cause hundreds of deaths in the country.

Honduras media reported that “ETA” has killed at least 27 people in

the country and affected more than 1.66 million people. 

At present, about 16,000 people affected by the disaster have

been successfully rescued, and some people are still waiting for rescue in higher terrain.

In addition, ETA has caused casualties in Panama, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and El Salvador.

“ETA” began sweeping the coastal areas of many Central American countries on the 3rd, and then

weakened into a tropical storm on the 4th and moved towards the northern inland of Nicaragua and central Honduras.

future to the southern part of the United States. 

Hurricane Etta

2020-11-07

Hurricane Etta continues to rage in Mexico and many countries in Central America, causing heavy casualties

On November 7th local time in Mexico, Hurricane Eta began sweeping across the coastal areas of Central

And South America from the 3rd of this month.

Although it gradually weakened into a tropical cyclone after landing, and then weakened into a tropical depression,

” The harm caused by “ETA” continues. 

The states of Tabasco, Chiapas, and Veracruz in southeastern Mexico have brought heavy rainfall and caused waterlogging. At least 21 people have died.

At the same time, “ETA” has also brought many natural disasters, such as mudslides and floods, to other countries in

Central America, including Guatemala and Honduras.

It will also provide humanitarian assistance to Honduras and other countries. 

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