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Hurricane pummels Nicaragua

Posted On: Oct. 10, 2022 9:40 AM CST

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said that storm Julia pummeled Nicaragua's central Caribbean coast as a Category 1 hurricane on Oct. 9, causing floods and power and communication outages in some areas, CBS News reported. The hurricane also struck Colombia on Oct. 9 and is expected to cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides in Central America and southern Mexico through Oct. 13.