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Event: TC Tropical Cyclone
Number: 2020-000222
Country: GTM Guatemala
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Date (YMD): 2020-11-8
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Information Source:CONRED. 6 November 2020.
Comments: Eta made landfall in neighbouring Nicaragua on Tuesday as a Category Four hurricane with winds of 140mph (225km/h) and torrential rains. It then weakened into a tropical depression as it moved into neighbouring Honduras and later Guatemala. CONRED figures from 6 November reports in Guatemala , 81,553 people severely affected, 5,120 people evacuated, and 4,812 people in formal collective centres. Rains from the tropical depression Eta caused a landslide in Quejá village, located in San Cristóbal Verapaz in the Alta Verapaz department. Landslides covered 150 homes, and the government sources have estimated that approximately 100 people remain missing. Other landslides were reported in Cunén, Quiche, Chinautla, Guatemala, and San Juan Ixcoy in Huehuetenango with nine confirmed deaths.
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