Many roads have been converted into rivers in the northern zone
SAN JOSE 1:21PM – It was at 12:07pm that Hurricane Otto made landfall, hitting Caribbean coast of Nicaragua, some 110 km south of Bluefields or 140 km north of the Costa Rica port city of Limon, according to the Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN) – national weather service, and confirmed by the National Hurricane Center in Miami.
By 1:00pm Otto had been downgraded to a Tropical Storm. It is expected leave by way of La Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica Friday morning, making its way through the lowlands in southern Nicaragua.
Currently the southern portion of Nicaragua and northern Costa Rica are being hit by strong winds and torrential rains.
Costa Rica has expanded its RED ALERT area to include

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