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Nicaragua and Honduras – Severe Weather (National Authorities Nicaragua, COPECO, INETER, SMN, Media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 27 October 2017)

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  • Heavy rain has been affecting several areas of central and western Nicaragua (Managua, Masaya, Granada and Caribe Sour departments) as well as northern and eastern Honduras over the past few days, causing floods, casualties and damages.
  • Media reported, as of 27 October at 8.00 UTC, that at least five people died and two people are missing in the municipality of Rosita. In addition, over 10 000 people were evacuated in the municipalities of Jerusalen, San Cristobal, Guaymuras, Canaan and San Juan.
  • Over the next 24 hours, more heavy rain is expected for the areas already affected.