Hurricane Eta Brings Heavy Winds and Flooding to Honduras

Flooding was reported in Honduras as Hurricane Eta made landfall in Central America on November 3.

According to reports, the storm came ashore in Nicaragua with sustained winds of 110 mph. To the north, in Honduras, footage shared by the country’s national police on Tuesday shows strong waves in the coastal area of Puerto Lempira.

Hundreds of Hondurans were evacuated following heavy rainfall and flooding in the north of the country, local media reported.

The United States Embassy in Honduras warned that the Category 4 hurricane could “cause catastrophic flooding and landslides.” Credit: Policía Nacional de Honduras via Storyful