Hurricane Eta leaves trail of destruction in Central America

The energetic north Atlantic typhoon season endured via closing week with Storm Eta making landfall as a class four typhoon to the south of Puerto Cabezas in Nicaragua. The typhoon weakened because it moved slowly inland in opposition to Honduras in the course of the week. Some spaces noticed up to 550mm of rain (22 inches), resulting in landslides and flooding. A minimum of 100 other people have died because of this.

Spain and Portugal additionally had some anomalously prime rainfall totals closing week as low force lingered within sight. Japanese Spain was once specifically rainy with Valencia getting 100mm on five November, when put next with the November per 30 days moderate of simply 37mm. Flash flooding adopted, resulting in the suspension of faculties and highway closures. Wind and hail additionally broken and estimated €8m (£7m) value of plants.

Throughout massive portions of the United States, it was once significantly heat for the time of 12 months closing week with towns reminiscent of Denver, Boston, Minneapolis and Chicago surpassing 20C on a large number of days. Temperatures of 26C and 25C in Denver on three and four November respectively broke day by day data for the town, which prolong again to 1872. The warmth was once much more notable in Phoenix, which recorded 37C on five November, its most up to date November day since data started in 1895.

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