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Tropical wave brings more rain to soaked Nicaragua

08-16-2012 10:45 BJT

MANAGUA, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- A tropical wave is causing more rain in Nicaragua, which has already been drenched by summer downpours, the Institute of Territorial Studies (Ineter) said Wednesday.

Tropical Wave No. 10 entered the Northern Caribbean region early Wednesday, and has been causing moderate rains in the north, Pacific and Northern Pacific regions, Ineter said.

"The wave's axis has been affecting the Central and Pacific regions of Nicaragua since early Wednesday," said the agency.

According to the Nicaraguan Army's Civil Defense, 23 people have died from heavy summer rains recently, mostly drowned by overflowing rivers.



Editor:James |Source: Xinhua

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