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Hurriance Nate kills nine people in Nicaragua

Hurriance Nate kills nine people in Nicaragua

<p>Hurricane Nate doused Central America with heavy rains on Thursday, killing at least 12 people in Nicaragua, nine in Costa<br /> Rica, two in Honduras and two in El Salvador.</p> <p>Thousands were forced to evacuate their homes and Costa Rica’s government declared a state of emergency.<br /> Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis urged residents to remain vigilant, noting rains would likely resume.</p> <p>Through Monday, Nate is expected to produce 5 to 10 cm more rain in parts of El Salvador, Honduras and<br /> Nicaragua, 5 to 10 cm in eastern Yucatan and western Cuba and 8 to 15 cms in the<br /> U.S. central Gulf Coast.</p>