HEAVY RAINS: Bolivia and Peru are undergoing floods. In Bolivia, about 50,000 people have been affected since December, while in Peru more than 3,000 people are affected.
CHIKUNGUNYA: New cases of chikungunya in El Salvador and Nicaragua. Authorities are implementing control programs, focusing on eliminating of mosquito breeding sites.
VOLCANIC ACTIVITY: Mexico is on alert for a rise in activity from Volcano Popocatepetl. The volcano is emitting gases and water vapor, and also tremors