Hurricane Eta and Hurricane Iota

November 19th, 2020

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Hurricane Eta and Hurricane Iota made landfall only days apart, heavily impacting several countries in Central America. These Category 4 and 5 hurricanes resulted in widespread flooding, damage, and lives lost.

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A comparison between October 9th, 2020 and November 19th, 2020.