SAN SALVADOR - Damage caused by Tropical Storm Amanda which lashed El Salvador is compounding the socioeconomic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and is … Amanda at 13:40 UTC on May 31, 2020. Credit: NOAA/GOES-16, RAMMB/CIRA. T ropical Storm Amanda drenched El Salvador on May 31, 2020, killing 16 people and causing widespread damage to roads and bridges from overflowing rivers. At this moment, TS Amanda … Most of the victims are in El Salvador, where heavy rains led to deaths of 15 people and disappearance of seven others. The remnants of the Eastern Pacific Tropical storm Amanda are moving into Central America. U.S. Government donates $120,000 in Emergency Relief Assistance to El Salvador due to Tropical Storm Amanda June 2, 2020 The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and other U.S. Embassy offices will donate emergency relief supplies valued at $120,000 for Salvadorans affected by Tropical Storm Amanda. An 8-year-old boy died in El Salvador when a house collapsed on him. At least 14 people were killed when Tropical Storm Amanda walloped El Salvador, Interior Minister Mario Duran said. On 31 May, tropical storm Amanda hit El Salvador as the country continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Tropical storm Amanda, the first named storm of the season in the Pacific, lashed El Salvador and Guatemala on Sunday, leaving nine people dead amid flooding and power outages. Four people are missing, and around 200 homes were damaged by falling trees, flooding and mudslides. Tropical Storm Amanda, the first named storm of the season in the Pacific, killed at least 14 people as it lashed El Salvador and Guatemala on Sunday amid flooding and power outages. SAN SALVADOR, 31 May 2020 - Heavy rain, floods and landslides have left tropical storm Amanda in its path through El Salvador, causing death of at least 14 people, including 1 child and putting thousands of families at risk throughout the territory. Tropical Storm Amanda is estimated to be the most devastating weather disaster in El Salvador in 22 years since Hurricane Mitch in 1998. Officials there say that more than 7,000 people have been taken into shelters as the country attempts to recover from the devastating effects. Daily distributions of rainfall across Belize were highly variable. At least seven people have died in El Salvador as Tropical Storm Amanda made landfall in Central America on Sunday. The COVID-19 pandemic is making this already terrible situation worse. Families are afraid to leave their homes, but are desperate for food and medical help. El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele declared a state of emergency for 15 days to cope with the effects of the storm, which weakened later in the day as it moved into Guatemala. Tropical Storm Amanda has killed at least seven people in El Salvador as heavy rains made rivers overflow, flooded city streets and produced landslides, Interior Minister Mario Duran said on Sunday. The government of El Salvador has reported a total of 2,582 coronavirus cases. The system is releasing a huge amount of rain across portions of southern Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Belize, and western Honduras. In El Salvador, Tropical Storm Amanda Displaces Adventist Families ADRA prepares for initial response to assist with food and other items for those affected. SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (KTRK) -- At least 11 people have died in El Salvador in flooding after Tropical Storm Amanda drenched parts of Central America Sunday. Authorities have been conducting a preliminary damage assessment and estimate that only in San Salvador 900 homes have been affected. El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele declared a state of emergency, announcing it on his Twitter account. EL SALVADOR – On May 31, Tropical Storm Amanda struck El Salvador. In June 2020, Tropical Storm Amanda descended on El Salvador’s capital, San Salvador. By: Libna Stevens, Inter-American Division News. Tropical Storm Amanda, the first named storm of the season in the Pacific, killed at least 14 people as it lashed El Salvador and Guatemala on Sunday amid flooding and power outages. The storm caused devastating floods, which destroyed homes, businesses, and, sadly, lives. The death toll continues to rise in Central America, following Amanda's landfall in Guatemala on Sunday as a tropical storm.Interior Minister Mario Duran reported of at least 14 deaths in El Salvador as a result of Amanda, as of Sunday night. 68 likes. Forty-six people have died, and 1,063 have recovered. Personal Blog. Tropical storm Amanda made landfall in El Salvador on Sunday, dumping heavy rain and unleashing floods that left at least 10 people dead. Tropical Storm Amanda brought flooding to parts of Central America, killing at least 17. Maximum totals were 13.73 inches (348.7 mm) at Sabana Grande and 12.74 inches (323.6 mm) at Caridad. SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Amanda has killed at least seven people in El Salvador as heavy rains made rivers overflow, flooded city … After making landfall in El Salvador, Tropical Storm Amanda has been blamed for at least 20 deaths in the country. Tropical Storm Amanda, the first named storm of the season in the Pacific, killed 10 people as it lashed El Salvador and Guatemala on Sunday amid flooding and power outages. Tropical Storm Amanda triggered flash floods, landslides and power outages as it barrelled through El Salvador and Guatemala Sunday, killing 14 people, authorities said, warning of further heavy rain to come. The storm has already caused significant damage along coastal cities of Guatemala and El Salvador, causing rivers to overflow and sweeping away buildings. It quickly dissipated, but the U.S. National Hurricane Center said Monday afternoon its remnants had formed into a tropical depression in the Bay of Campeche off Mexico’s gulf coast and was expected to move through the Gulf of Mexico in coming days. At least another 40,000 people were evacuated from their homes from the residual flooding.Amanda strengthened quickly late Saturday into Sunday, … Tropical Storm Amanda 4 Salvador. Tropical storm Amanda kills 20 in Central American countries. Destructive flooding is ongoing in El Salvador, at least 14 death have been reported. El Salvador Tropical Storm Amanda. Amanda pounded El Salvador with rain for days before moving ashore as a tropical storm on Sunday and pushing across Guatemala. Gale-force winds and torrential rains triggered more than 150 landslides and 20 major floods, tearing apart roads, electrical lines, and almost 30,000 homes. Hector Velasquez stands next to part of a landslide on his coffee farm. El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele declared a state of emergency for 15 days to cope with the effects of the storm, which lost strength later in the day as it moved into Guatemala. Highlights. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. ACT Rapid Response Fund: Emergency Response to Tropical Storm Amanda in El Salvador (RRF 05-2020) Source. Severe flooding in El Salvador left at least 11 people dead and one missing. Tropical Depression / Storm Amanda has left over 119,000 people affected across El Salvador. El Salvador. SAN SALVADOR, June 1 — Tropical Storm Amanda, the first named storm of the season in the Pacific, killed 10 people as it lashed El Salvador and Guatemala yesterday amid flooding and power outages. "We have nine dead," Salvadoran Interior Minister Mario Duran said, adding that the toll could rise.