Mexico: One dead, another missing after Hurricane Nora

Mexico | A Spanish youth was killed and a woman missing in Mexico, in the state of Jalisco (west), after the hurricane passed. Nura, demoted, Sunday, in a tropical storm, the local authorities announced.

Jalisco state governor Enrique Alfaro said in a statement that the young man, a minor who disappeared in a hotel collapse in the Puerto Vallarta resort, was “found dead”.

In addition, “a woman disappeared in her car when the Kuala and Petilal rivers overflowed,” the Civil Protection Unit said.

downgraded to a tropical storm, Nura The US Hurricane Center (NHC) said it was still moving “to the northwest near the coast of western central Mexico,” causing “heavy rain and flooding.”

Sunday, 1 pm, Nura It was 135 km from Mazatlan (Sinaloa) and 300 km from Cape Saint Luke (Baja California), the NHC said, moving northwest at a speed of 20 km / h with winds of up to 110 km / h, according to the same source.

Nura It will continue its journey, over the next few days, “along and very close to the coasts of Mexico.”

so hurricane Nura He made landfall at 7:00 pm, on Saturday, near Tomatlan (Jalisco), before continuing his course towards Nayarit.

Nura Caused, during the night, damage in Jalisco – and especially in Ciwatlan – the authorities determined, Sunday, that “about 500 homes have been affected by the flooding of the El Pedregal stream in San Patricio, Malak and Villa Obreg√≥n.”

Authorities in Jalisco have called on residents to stay at home, and Puerto Vallarta International Airport has been closed since Saturday noon.

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Fifteen shelters were set up and rescuers were deployed to help the residents.

A week ago, a hurricane hit Mexico Grace or grace, which made landfall in Veracruz (east) as a Category 3 hurricane.

The passage of grace left eleven dead in this case and in the case of Puebla (center). Damage was recorded in the center and east of the country, with roofs cut, roads damaged and power outages.

Grace or grace Mexico hit twice: once on the Caribbean coast, without causing any casualties or serious damage, and then two days later, which turned into a “major” category 3 hurricane. Then it hit Veracruz with winds of 205 km/h, by It weakens and moves away, Sunday, toward the Pacific Ocean.

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