May 18, 2022

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MEXICO: One died and another went missing after Hurricane Nora

MEXICO: One died and another went missing after Hurricane Nora

Mexico | A young Spaniard dies and a woman goes missing in Mexico in the state of Jalisco (western) after crossing the hurricane Nora, The “tropical cyclone” eased on Sunday, local officials announced.

The young man, who went missing after a hotel collapsed in the resort town of Puerto Vallarta, “appeared lifeless,” Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro said in a statement.

In addition, “a woman was taken away with her car when the rivers Culey and El Pitilal overflowed their beds,” the Civil Protection Unit said.

The “Tropical Storm” has eased, with the American Hurricane Center (NHC) causing “heavy rains and flooding” as Nora is still “moving northwest near the west-central coast of Mexico”.

Sunday at 1 p.m., Nora According to the same source, the NHC said winds were blowing at 135 km / h from Mazatlan (Sinaloa) and 300 km from Cape Saint-Luke (Baja California) and 110 km / h to the northwest.

Nora will continue her journey “on the coasts of Mexico and very close to them” for the next few days.

So a hurricane Nora It landed in the Tomatlan (Jalisco) neighborhood at 7pm on Saturday night, before continuing its course towards the Nairobi side.

Nora caused damage overnight in Jalisco, especially in Sihuwatlan, officials said Sunday, adding that “almost 500 houses were affected due to the El Pedregal Stream overflow in San Patricio, Melak y Villa Obregon”.

Authorities in Jalisco have called residents home and Puerto Vallarta’s international airport has been closed since Saturday afternoon.

Fifteen shelters were set up and guards were hired to help the people.

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One week ago, Hurricane Grace hit Mexico, a Category 3 hurricane in Veracruz (East).

Grace Passage Eleven people died in this state and in Puebla (center). Damaged in the middle and east of the country, with damaged roofs, damaged roads and power cuts.

Grace hit Mexico twice, first without any casualties or major damage off the Caribbean coast, and then two days later, it became a “major” Category 3 hurricane that hit the state of Veracruz at 205 kilometers per hour. Before the Pacific side weaken on Sunday and move away.