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October 11, 2022

Weather Alert: U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua (October 9, 2022)

Location: Managua, Nicaragua

Event: Hurricane Julia is approaching the greater Managua area.  Be prepared for heavy rains and winds starting at approximately 12:00 today, October 9, 2022, with hurricane strength gusts at approximately 14:00.  Stay indoors and charge your electronic devices in advance of the storm.  Continue to monitor the progress of this weather system.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor the progress of this weather system because additional watches or warnings could be issued.
  • All U.S. citizens should ensure that they have adequate food, water, fuel, and prescription medications on hand at all times as part of their standard emergency preparedness plan.
  • For more information or to monitor the development of this system, please visit the National Hurricane Center website at http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/ , and follow the advice of local authorities as provided on the SINAPRED website: http://www.sinapred.gob.ni/.


Please follow the links or call the numbers below for consular assistance.