Weakened Hurricane Iota Continues to Threaten Central America

Iota was forecast to produce flash flooding, landslides, and life-threatening storm surge in parts of Central America as a Category 1 hurricane on Tuesday, November 17, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).

Iota made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane along the northeastern coast of Nicaragua on Monday night, the NHC said.

Alejandro Rojas said this video showing rain and wind was taken in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, at 2 am on Tuesday.

As of 7 am on Tuesday, the storm was about 15 miles west-northwest of El Pia, Nicaragua, the NHC said. Credit: Alejandro Rojas via Storyful