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Event: TC Tropical Cyclone
Number: 2022-000343
Country: GTM Guatemala
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Date (YMD): 2022-10-7
Time: 12:00
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Information Source:NOAA Hurricane Center
Comments: Tropical Storm Julia strengthened to hurricane level 1 and made landfall in Nicaragua causing significant rainfall in Guatemala, causing floods, landslides and related impact.
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TC-2022-000343-NIC
Tropical Cyclone,Nicaragua: The fifth Atlantic hurricane of the year made landfall in Nicaragua as a Category 1 storm on Sunday. Hurricane Julia subsequently moved through Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala, dumping torrential rain, unleashing damaging winds, and sparking landslides. The hurricane caused at least 28 deaths in Central America, half of them in Guatemala. In Nicaragua, more than 13,000 families have been evacuated, about 800 houses have been flooded, and power outages affected about 1 million residents.

TC-2022-000343-SLV
Tropical Cyclone,El Salvador: Tropical Storm Julia impacted most countries in Central America including Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama. IFRC will be responding through operations in these countries. The rainfall record indicates that in the department of La Libertad there were 182.4 mm3; in Panchimalco 203.8 mm3; in Guatajiagua, Morazán 166 mm3 and in the municipalities of Caluco, Izalco and Armenia in the department of Sonsonate 112.4 mm3 of precipitation in 24 hours. According to need assessment reports from the Salvadorean Red Cross Society, there are currently 10 reported deaths, all male, and more than 9,000 people affected. There have been at least 53 large-scale floods in various parts of the country, affecting residential areas such as Colonia Santa Lucía de Ilopango, Santa Tecla, Villa Lourdes, in the municipality of Colón, among other places. Colonia Milagro de la Paz, La Canoa community, sector of Laguna de Jocotal in San Miguel. The Ministry of Public Works (MOP, by its Spanish acronym) reported that they have deployed 50 crews, who are working to clear 34 roads due to landslides, the most affected being the Santa Ana and Los Chorros roads. In addition, work is being done to clear streets due to fallen trees.