Hurricane Iota made landfall in Nicaragua on Monday evening, as the nation and several of its Central American neighbors braced for the storm's impact. Iota had largely dissipated over El Salvador on Wednesday, but authorities across Nicaragua and Honduras were still battling to cope with the devastating flooding the weather front had left behind in the deeply impoverished region. Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (November 16, 2020) Location: El Salvador Event: Weather forecasts indicate that the remnants of Hurricane Iota will pass through El Salvador over the next few days as a tropical storm or depression, generating dangerous winds and rainfall throughout the country.This storm is likely to create dangerous floods and mudslides that can … The Child Development Centers provided food, water, hygiene kits, personal items … Some of … Hurricane Iota batters Central America 00:16. A woman and two children remain at an improvised shelter at the Perla del Ulua Institute in El Progreso, in Honduras, Nov. 18, 2020, after the Ulua River flooded during the passage of Hurricane Iota. ... Iota will be the second major hurricane to hit the area in as many weeks. Shortly after Hurricane Eta made landfall, another hurricane hit El Salvador. The storm was forecast to cross into southern Honduras late Tuesday, and it was expected to dissipate near El Salvador early Wednesday. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-storm-iota-idUSKBN27Y2AG Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 35 mph with higher gusts. Iota should dissipate near El Salvador by Wednesday night, the Hurricane Center said on Tuesday afternoon. Iota weakens to a Tropical Depression over El Salvador and is expected to dissipate as it moves west later on today. Iota made landfall in Nicaragua as a "catastrophic" Category 5 hurricane Monday, but its remnants will continue to be deadly through Thursday even as 2020's biggest Atlantic storm subsided over El Salvador. Weather Alert - U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (November 16, 2020) Location: El Salvador Event: Weather forecasts indicate that the remnants of Hurricane Iota will pass through El Salvador over the next few days as a tropical storm or depression, generating dangerous winds and … By Wednesday morning, Iota had diminished to a tropical depression and was moving over El Salvador, but forecasters warned that its heavy rains still posed a … Hurricane Iota primarily affected the central region of the country, with strong winds, heavy rains and flooding.