Tag Archives: Mexico Floods 2010

New storm threatens C. America

SAN JOSE (AFP) – Strengthening Tropical Storm Matthew raced toward Central America Friday and threatened to strengthen into a hurricane as it headed west over warm water towards the already rain-soaked region. Central America is facing one of the most

Landslide kills 5 in Mexico

A landslide buried several cars and killed at least five people in the latest disaster blamed on weeks of heavy rains that have caused havoc in central and southern Mexico, authorities said Tuesday. Rocks and mud tumbled down a hill

Looting in hurricane hit Mexico

LOOTERS ransacked destroyed homes and businesses in eastern Mexico yesterday after Hurricane Karl passed through, leaving at least 12 people dead and forcing 40,000 into shelters. “The Army and navy have been instructed to tighten security,” President Felipe Calderon said

Mexico Floods To Get Worse: State Governor

VILLAHERMOSA, Mexico (AFP) – Floods that have affected almost one million people in the south and east of Mexico will likely worsen after the opening of a dam and predictions of more rain, a state governor said Wednesday. “Heavy rains

Mexico Floods, Thousands Homeless

VILLAHERMOSA, Mexico – Tens of thousands of people have abandoned their homes across southern Mexico to escape flooding from weeks of torrential rains, and forecasts are predicting even more rainfall. The situation worsened for some areas Tuesday when authorities began