My auntie, her husband and brother had sheltered from the hurricane with her daughter and son-in-law.
The storm hit Nicaragua as a category 4 hurricane on Monday and is expected to dissipate after moving through El Salvador today.
Life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds, flash flooding, and landslides are expected in parts of Central America.
Iota is expected to make landfall in nearly the exact same location where Hurricane Eta did about two weeks ago, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).
Eta has weakened to a tropical storm after briefly strengthening to a hurricane on Wednesday morning.
Eta is expected to be near or at hurricane strength tonight as it approaches the west coast of Florida before rapidly weakening after landfall.
The 12th named storm to hit the continental U.S. this year is bringing torrential conditions to the U.S. after ravaging parts of Central America.
Along with the new coronavirus pandemic, Louisiana voters have had to cast ballots while recovering from devastating hurricanes.
The storm is still predicted to cause major damage in Alabama, Mississippi and northern Georgia.
The storm ripped through Louisiana, causing mass destruction, and has now moved into Alabama.
Storm Zeta is due to make landfall Wednesday morning, with residents being urged to brace for impact.
Residents brace for the impact as forecasters predict the Category 1 storm will hit Louisiana before moving into Georgia.
Epsilon is expected to form large swells that are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions.
The storm has the potential to become the ninth hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season.
Delta, now categorized as a post-tropical cyclone, "continues to be a heavy rainfall threat," the National Hurricane Center warned Sunday.
By 9:30 p.m. Friday, Delta had already delivered more than 17 inches of rain to the town of Iowa and more than 16 inches to parts of Lake Charles, an area still reeling from the effects of last month's Hurricane Laura.
The National Hurricane Center warned of "life-threatening storm surges" as Hurricane Delta made landfall in Southwest Louisiana on Friday night.
After making landfall Friday, "rapid weakening is anticipated and Delta is forecast to fall below hurricane strength," the National Hurricane Center said.
The wind gusts of Hurricane Delta have reached more than 155 mph, which is close to the 157 mph needed to become a Category 5 storm.
In the past 24 hours, the storm has increased its windspeed by about 55 miles per hour.
Delta is the 25th named storm this season in the Atlantic basin, and 2020 is already three shy of the busiest storm season on record.
Tropical Depression 26 is expected to strengthen to a tropical storm before eventually becoming a hurricane on Tuesday.
Nova Scotia is now preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Teddy, as the area is expected to be impacted by wind, rain, and storm surge.
Ceteria Holley said she climbed on top of her dining room table as several feet of water engulfed her home in Pensacola on Wednesday.
I'm a doctor in Lake Charles and I was working at a hospital in the city on the night the hurricane hit. It was the worst hurricane I've ever seen, and the destruction it caused has been catastrophic.
While the U.S. will miss the impact of the hurricane, forecasters say that "interest in Bermuda should monitor the progress of Teddy."
If a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico turns into Tropical Storm Wilfred, it'll break the record for the earliest W storm on record.
Baldwin County and Mobile County are the worst-affected in Alabama, with more than a combined 260,000 without power.
"Catastrophic and life-threatening" flooding was likely along portions of the north-central Gulf Coast, the National Hurricane Center said.
Sally is forecast to produce 10 to 20 inches of rainfall, with isolated amounts of 30 inches, from the Florida Panhandle to the Alabama/Mississippi border.