Hurricane Grace hits Mexico, at least 8 people killed
13:34, 22 August 2021
Photo: Reuters/Claudia Daut
The storm which had quickly developed into a “category 3” hurricane reached the eastern part of Mexico.
Mexican authorities have announced that at least eight people were found dead after hurricane Grace had hit the state of Veracruz on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Six of them were members of the same family from the state’s capital Xalapa. Another capital’s victim was a young girl whose house slid down, officials report.
The eighth victim was registered in the town of Poza Rica in the northern part of the state.
3 people have also been reported missing.
At least eight deaths and serious flooding due to the passage of Hurricane Grace through Mexico The hurricane made landfall at dawn in the Mexican Caribbean, where it has caused serious flooding and caused winds of more than 200 kilometers per hour. pic.twitter.com/wln2dYKdHj