It is a new year and already the tropics are alive with tropical storms. The latest is Tropical Depression Storm Boris which is affecting over 100,000 people in Guatemala. Source
The US National Hurricane Center is stating that the storm could produce upto 30 mile an hour winds and drop from 20 to 30 inches of rain. With this kind of weather the national disaster relief agency said as many as 100,000 people have been affected by the inclement weather that has caused damage to homes and roads. Schools have been closed in parts of Guatemala.