ETA storm approaches Central America

photo courtesy: National Hurricane Center Miami, Florida.

Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

Storm ETA is entering Honduras with winds of 40 miles per hour (mph), but nevertheless, The government of the Honduran country has issued a hurricane watch from the northeast coast of the Punta Patuca River to the borders of Honduras and Nicaragua.

The Nicaraguan government has also issued a hurricane watch from the northeast coast of Nicaragua starting from the border of Honduras and up to Puerto Cabezas in Nicaragua..

photo courtesy: National Hurricane Center Miami, Florida.

For tonight at 11 p.m. time in Central America,  the storm will be located over the Central Caribbean Sea at 435 miles southeast of Kingston, Jamaica.

The maximum sustained winds that are forecast are near 65 kilometers per hour (km / h), with strong gusts that will extend to the 95 kilometers.

photo courtesy: National Hurricane Center Miami, Florida.

The same winds will make it become a tropical storm and on Sunday night it will advance and reach the northeast of Nicaragua.

The rains will be present until Thursday in Jamaica,  the Cayman Islands and part of Central America, with risks of overflows and floods, the population is asked to take the necessary precautions.