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At least 70 people dead as Storm Eta runs across Central America

Over 70 people have died as the remnants of Hurricane Eta unleashed floods and triggered landslides across Central America.

Eta struck the Caribbean coast of northern Nicaragua as a Category 4 hurricane on Tuesday, tearing through coastal areas and sweeping away whole villages.

The storm brought heavy rain that caused deadly flooding in Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Costa Rica, El Salvador and Panama.

More than 50 people in Guatemala were killed in landslides unleashed by Eta.

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