Severe flash floods hit Coahuila and Durango, Mexico

Severe flash floods hit Coahuila and Durango, Mexico

Heavy rains hit the border region between the Mexican states of Coahuila and Durango early August 5, 2021, causing destructive flash floods. Ragging floodwaters swept away numerous cars and severely damaged at least 50 homes. One of the worst affected areas was the…

Oaxaca drenched by 3 months’ worth of rain in 2 days, Mexico

Oaxaca drenched by 3 months’ worth of rain in 2 days, Mexico

At least two people have died and around 6 000 people have been impacted in the region of Isthmus of Tehuantepec in Oaxaca, Mexico, after intense rains on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, caused flooding and landslides. The national meteorological service reported that…

Heavy rains kill 3, damage 1 700 buildings in Veracruz, Mexico

Heavy rains kill 3, damage 1 700 buildings in Veracruz, Mexico

Heavy rains triggered flooding and landslides in Veracruz, Mexico, from August 8 to 10, resulting in three fatalities and more than 1 700 buildings damaged. Three people lost their lives after a landslide struck Filomeno Mata Municipality. More than 1 700 buildings,…

Heavy rains and hail lead to severe flooding in Mexico City

Heavy rains and hail lead to severe flooding in Mexico City

Heavy rains and hail accompanied by winds of 40 to 50 km/h (25 to 31 mph) hit Mexico's capital on Monday, June 8, 2020, leading to severe flooding in various parts of the city. Rapidly rising waters flooded streets and stranded drivers, leading to emergency…

6 dead and missing after major flash floods hit Culiacan, Mexico

6 dead and missing after major flash floods hit Culiacan, Mexico

At least three people have been killed and another three are missing after tropical depression hit Mexico's northwestern state of Sinaloa on September 20, 2018. The storm dropped heavy rains and caused major flash flooding in the city of Culiacán,…