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Hurricane Iota Approaching Nicaragua and Honduras

Image captured on 15 November 2020, by the VIIRS instrument, aboard the joint NASA/NOAA NOAA-20 satellite.

Tropical Storm Iota on 15 November 2020 (VIIRS/NOAA-20)

Image of Hurricane Iota approaching Nicaragua and Honduras, acquired on 15 November 2020. The photo-like, true color corrected reflectance image was captured by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), aboard the joint NASA/NOAA NOAA-20 satellite. The storm has been upgraded to a Category 5 hurricane since Monday morning, 16 November 2020. The National Hurricane Center's Public Advisory Bulletin from 10:00 AM EST predicts catastrophic winds, life-threatening storm surge and extreme rainfall impacts to Central America.

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