MANUEL and INGRID Kill Dozens in Mexico
Posted by feww on September 16, 2013
Thousands evacuated in Mexico as heavy rains trigger deadly flooding, mudslides
Heavy flooding reported in the State of Oaxaca in SW Mexico as Storm MANUEL and Hurricane INGRID pounded the region, killing at least two dozen people and prompting authorities to issue multiple warnings and urging residents to prepare for flash floods and mudslides.
Torrential rains have destroyed highways and bridges in Veracruz state, as INGRID moved closer to making landfall, and MANUEL was Less than 80 miles off shore.
INGRID was located about 80 miles northeast of Tampico, Mexico, as of posting, with maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h, said the National Hurricane Center.