Location: Throughout the country
Event: The National Hurricane Center is tracking a possible tropical depression forming in the central and western Caribbean Sea that could develop into a hurricane or tropical storm that may strike Nicaragua. This event could bring heavy rain to Nicaragua over the weekend and early next week, including the possibility of floods or landslides in affected areas.
Actions to Take:
Monitor the progress of this 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.
- Contact the U.S. Embassy in Managua, located at Km 5 ½ C. Sur Managua, Nicaragua, by calling +505-2252-7104, 7:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 7:15 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Fridays. The American Citizen Services unit is also available by email during regular business hours at ACSManagua@state.gov. For after-hours emergencies, call +505-2252-7171 and ask for the Embassy Duty Officer.
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