March 21, 2023

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Mexico | Hurricane Grace regains power

Mexico |  Hurricane Grace regains power

(Cancన్n) After being reduced to a tropical storm after crossing the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula, Kindness According to the American Hurricane Monitoring Center (NHC), it must continue its progress over the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, re-strengthen, and then hit the Mexican coast a second time.

Kindness The resort town on the Caribbean coast in Mexico landed Thursday morning near Tulum, a Category 1 hurricane, up to Scale 5.

After losing intensity, the storm is now moving further north, with winds of up to 110 km per hour.

“The phenomenon must regain hurricane force this morning,” the NHC said Friday, with a major hurricane warning being issued off the mainland coast of Mexico, from Puerto Veracruz to Cabo Rojo.

At 5 a.m., the storm was 345 kilometers northeast of Veracruz, Mexico, and was heading towards fishing villages and tourist resorts at a speed of 25 kilometers per hour.

Image courtesy of American Hurricane Surveillance Center

“Operations to protect human life and property must be completed quickly,” the NHC said.

The NHC said waves and dangerous currents in the ocean would continue, with floods, flash floods, mudslides and heavy rains with significant waves along the coast.

“Ares has [de nouveau] Landed, Kindness Central Mexico should weaken quickly as it approaches the mountains, ”the center said.

Quintana Roo state governor Carlos Joaquin said the hurricane did not kill any people across the Yucatan Peninsula. He said water and electricity have been restored to the state.

Photo by Lorenzo Hernandez, owners

Members of the National Guard move fallen tree branches on a street in Merida on August 19.

The quintana, which was placed on red alert, evacuated more than Rs 6,000 crore from tourists and residents to shelters, officials said.

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Cancun Airport, a major tourist destination, canceled nearly 100 flights on Wednesday. Rotations resumed the next day and the ports were still closed, Joaquin said on Twitter.

Photo stringer, Reuters

Employees of a local government environmental organization repair a sea turtle egg sanctuary on Cancun Beach after a hurricane Kindness August 19, 2021, on the Yucatan Peninsula.

In the town of Tulam, no major physical damage was reported as employees cleaned up fallen tree branches and other debris.

“Fear is behind us, and fortunately everything went well,” said Sandra Rodriguez, a 39-year-old Argentine tourist visiting the Cancun. Not accustomed to such phenomena, she admitted that she was concerned. “I was afraid the hurricane would overwhelm us,” she said.

Cuts, minor damage

The power outage in the area was premature, affecting nearly 150,000 consumers, Joaquin said. But on Thursday evening, electricity was restored to 63% of affected homes in Quintana Rupee and the Yucatan, by the Federal Electricity Commission Campe.

The Cancun Hotel Zone is mostly deserted at dawn. Heavy rains and winds caused some damage to the beaches, which experienced heavy waves.

In the neighboring state of Yucatan, the hurricane uprooted several trees in the city of Valladolid and damaged several other fragile buildings, according to images released by local authorities.