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Iota news: Hurricane strengthens into Category 5 storm on approach to Nicaragua and Honduras – 7NEWS.com.au

US Air Force hurricane hunters flew into Iota’s core and measured incredibly strong winds.

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Hurricane Iota has rapidly strengthened into a category 5 storm that is likely to bring catastrophic damage to the same part of Central America already battered by Hurricane Eta less than two weeks ago.
Iota has intensified over the western Caribbean on approach to Nicaragua and Honduras.
US Air Force hurricane hunters flew into Iotas core and measured maximum sustained winds of 260kph, the US National Hurricane Center said.
It was centred about 160km east-southeast of Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua…

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