MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) -- Tropical Storm Otto killed at least four people in Costa Rica and then headed into the Pacific Ocean Friday after making landfall as the southernmost hurricane on record to hit Central America.
Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis announced that three had been killed in the town of Guayabo de Bagaces, a town south of the Costa Rica-Nicaragua border. He said a fourth person in an unspecified location, and that at least six people were missing in the nearby town of Bijagua.
Solis said as much water fell on the area in a few hours as normally falls in a month, and said some people had been trapped by rising waters. (Read More)