RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tropical storm Eta formed in the Caribbean on Saturday evening, October 31st, heading toward the coast of Nicaragua and Honduras, which it is expected to lash with heavy rain and hurricane-strength winds in the coming days, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
By early Tuesday, the storm is forecast to hit the northeast coast of Nicaragua near the Honduran border, the NHC said. By then, Eta is due to have strengthened into a hurricane and could be packing winds of up to 90 miles per hour (145 kph).
The Miami-based NHC said that through . . .