Felix leaves at least 21 dead in Nicaragua

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Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Hurricane Felix approaching Central America

Hurricane Felix has left at least 21 people dead and over 200 missing after it passed through Nicaragua. The Category 5 storm destroyed many poor houses in the country leaving a trail of destruction in it's wake after it hit land with wind speeds of up to 160 mph.

As many as 5,000 homes have thought to have been destroyed and 5 countries in Central America have been put on flood alert, with 64 cm of rain expected. 27,000 people have also been evacuated from Honduras in preparation for the storm.

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