Otto was the first hurricane ever known to have hit Costa Rica and it caused a national emergency to be declared.
There is mounting concern in Haiti amid fears of an outbreak of cholera in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.
Every 10 to 15 minutes, new patients arrive at hospitals around Haiti, exhausted because of the upsurge in cholera cases in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.
Hurricane Matthew is battering the Florida coastline with relentless wind and rain.
Hurricane Matthew has turned deadly off Colombia’s Caribbean coast, killing at least one person as it heads north. Houses have been damaged and some of them submerged in ocean surges.
Hurricane Newton has lashed Mexico’s Baja California coast, killing at least two people, driving tourists and locals into shelters along the holiday peninsula and dumping heavy rain and sustained winds of up to 130 kph.