WEATHER ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (November 4, 2020)
EVENT: The center of Tropical Storm Eta is forecast to move across Honduras later this afternoon through the morning of Thursday, November 5, 2020.
As the storm progresses, the National Hurricane Center predicts Eta to generate rainfall amounts of 10 to 20 inches over Honduras, with isolated areas of eastern Honduras receiving up to 40 inches.
Expect heavy rains through Sunday, November 8, 2020, with possible landslides, flash flooding, power outages, and difficult travel conditions across the northern departments of Honduras.
ACTIONS TO TAKE:
- Seek secure shelter.
- Notify friends and family of your safety.
- Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.
- Visit the National Hurricane Center (https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/) for updated storm tracking information.
- Monitor guidelines issued by local authorities (http://www.copeco.gob.hn) and local media for updates.
State Department – Consular Affairs
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