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2005-11-20 09:29:57

MIAMI (Reuters) - Gamma, the 24th named storm in the record-breaking hurricane season, has weakened into a tropical depression, the National Hurricane Center said on Sunday. Gamma's maximum sustained winds dropped to 35 miles per hour (55 km per hour), but the storm was expected to bring rain to southern Cuba, the Cayman Islands, Honduras and Nicaragua. Gamma lashed Central America on Saturday and killed at least 12 people, three of them in a plane crash on their way to a luxury...

2005-11-20 02:18:27

By Tomas Bravo EL PROGRESO, Honduras (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Gamma lashed Central America on Saturday and killed at least 12 people, three of them in a plane crash on their way to a luxury jungle lodge owned by film director Francis Ford Coppola. In Honduras, Gamma's torrential rains, which followed several days of downpours from a cold front, cut off Caribbean coast villages, killed at least nine people and left 14 others missing. Several disappeared when a rescue boat overturned...

2005-11-19 23:38:22

By Tomas Bravo EL PROGRESO, Honduras (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Gamma lashed Central America on Saturday and killed at least 12 people, three of them in a plane crash on their way to a luxury jungle lodge owned by film director Francis Ford Coppola. In Honduras, Gamma's torrential rains, which followed several days of downpours from a cold front, cut off Caribbean coast villages, killed at least nine people and left 14 others missing. Several disappeared when a rescue boat overturned...

2005-11-19 21:08:24

By Tomas Bravo EL PROGRESO, Honduras (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Gamma lashed Central America with heavy rain on Saturday, killing at least nine people and cutting off part of the Honduran coast as the 24th major storm in a record Atlantic hurricane season cut an erratic course toward Cuba. Slow-moving Gamma was expected to bypass Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, still recovering from a battering by Hurricane Wilma three weeks ago, and forecasters revised an earlier prediction to say that...

2005-11-19 20:56:35

By Tomas Bravo EL PROGRESO, Honduras (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Gamma doused Central America with heavy rain on Saturday, killing three people and cutting off part of the Honduran coast, as the 24th cyclone of the busiest Atlantic hurricane season on record inched toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Gamma was expected to curve to the northeast as it neared the Yucatan, which is still recovering from a battering by Hurricane Wilma three weeks ago, and move over western Cuba before...

2005-11-19 10:32:53

By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Gamma doused Central America with heavy rains on Saturday as the 24th cyclone of the busiest Atlantic hurricane season on record inched toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Gamma's rainfall killed one person in Honduras on Friday and washed out roads, leaving thousands stranded. It was expected to curve to the northeast as it neared the Yucatan and then skirt western Cuba before taking aim on southern Florida, where Hurricane Wilma...

2005-11-18 20:51:47

By Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (Reuters) - Floods caused by pounding rain killed one person in Honduras and washed out roads, leaving thousands stranded as Tropical Storm Gamma pushed toward the Central American country's Caribbean coast. Gamma, a record 24th named storm in an Atlantic hurricane season that has barely paused for breath, hovered 35 miles (55 km) out to sea from the fishing village of Limon in northern Honduras, and was expected to curve toward south Florida...

2005-11-18 16:40:00

MIAMI -- Tropical Storm Gamma, a record 24th cyclone in an Atlantic hurricane season that has barely paused for breath, formed off the coast of Honduras on Friday and was expected to curve toward south Florida by the beginning of next week. Gamma, named like its two predecessors Alpha and Beta from the Greek alphabet after the official list of 2005 storm names was exhausted, was 40 miles north of Limon, Honduras, and 190 miles east-southeast of Belize City, Belize, by 4 p.m. EST (2100 GMT),...


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