[TCRN] – The rain season in Nicaragua killed two people in the northern province of Esteli, now totaling 11 deaths so far this year because of the rains.
Two people, were killed Tuesday in separate incidents, caught by currents of two rivers swollen by the rains.
Since June the authorities have reported 11 people dead and 14,000 homeless throughout the country, including the two victims on Tuesday.
However, the head of the Civil Defense of Nicaragua, said that they currently do not have a complete count on people who have died this year due to torrential downpours.
According to official figures, the winter season last year resulted in at least 16 deaths and affected 148,530 people and destroyed 1,516 kilometers of highways and roads in Nicaragua.
The Costa Rica News (TCRN)
San Jose Costa Rica