Residents evacuate flood-hit areas of Honduras following Hurricane Iota
20 November 2020 | 1:00 pm
Local residents wade through flooded streets as an evacuation process gets underway in the municipalities surrounding San Pedro Sula, northern Honduras, an area flooded by the overflowing Chamelecon river following Hurricane Iota.
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