"Tropical Storm #Eta has made landfall on Lower Matecumbe Key Florida at 11pm EST [04:00 GMT on Monday]", NHC said on Twitter.
The maximum sustained winds were 65 miles per hour and the storm is currently moving northwest at 13.6 miles per hour.
On Sunday, Eta reached Cuba and hit southern regions of the central part of the country's coast.
The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season has no intention of ending early this year, with Tropical Storm #Eta near Florida, and two other areas that have medium chances of becoming tropical cyclones this week- Ugh. More: https://t.co/tW4KeFW0gB pic.twitter.com/Z47H02URxQ— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) November 9, 2020
Tropical storm Eta, a Category 4 hurricane at its peak, caused heavy rainfall in parts of Central America.
Floods affected Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama, and Costa Rica. According to preliminary data from the authorities, more than 170 people died in these countries as a result of the disaster.