Articles tagged "mexico"

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Deadly floods hit Mexico's Tamaulipas, 18 000 affected

Since September 26, 2017, Mexico has been affected by severe rainstorms, causing flooding in the state of Tamaulipas, affecting numerous cities, including Altamira, Nuevo Laredo, and Tampico. At least 18 000 people in the Tamaulipas state were affected. Residents of...

October 05, 2017

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Impressive eruption of Popocatépetl volcano, Mexico

An impressive eruption took place at Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano at 07:26 UTC (02:26 local time) today. The eruption ejected incandescent fragments up to 600 m (1 968 feet) from the crater an generated a column of ash that reached a height of about 2...

October 05, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Ramon" forms just south of southern Mexico

Tropical Storm "Ramon" formed 09:00 UTC on October 4, 2017 just south of southern Mexico as the 17th named storm of the 2017 Pacific Hurricane season. Ramon is expected to move parallel to but remain offshore of the coast of southern Mexico. Heavy rainfall...

October 04, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Pilar" near the west coast of Mexico

A newly formed tropical cyclone - Tropical Storm "Pilar" - is producing heavy rain along portions of the western coast of Mexico for the past 2 days. The storm was named 03:00 UTC on September 23, thus becoming the 16th named storm of the 2017 Pacific...

September 25, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Oaxaca, Mexico

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Oaxaca, Mexico at 12:53 UTC on September 23, 2017 at a depth of 9 km (5.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 6.9 km (4.3...

September 23, 2017

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Extremely dangerous M7.1 earthquake hits Puebla, Mexico - more than 300 killed

A major earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.1 hit Puebla, Mexico at 18:14 UTC (13:14 local time) on September 19, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 51 km (31.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.1 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). This earthquake comes just 12...

September 19, 2017

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Hurricane "Max" about to hit Mexico, dangerous storm surge and heavy rain expected

Tropical Storm "Max" intensified into a Category 1 hurricane at 12:00 UTC on September 14, 2017. The government of Mexico has changed the Hurricane Watch and Tropical Storm Warning from Zihuatanejo to Punta Maldonado to a Hurricane Warning. A dangerous...

September 14, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Max" forms, about to hit Mexican state of Guerrero

Tropical Storm "Max" formed near the southwest coast of Mexico on September 13, 2017 as the 13th named storm of the 2017 Pacific hurricane season. Max is expected to make landfall on the southern coast of the Mexican state of Guerrero on September 14 and...

September 13, 2017

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Katia hits Mexico as Category 1 hurricane, crawling through and dumping heavy rain

Katia weakened to a tropical depression near Mexico's Sierra Madre Mountains around 12:00 UTC on September 9 after making landfall north of Tecolutla in the state of Veracruz around 03:00 UTC. Although Katia was Category 2 hurricane and still strengthening while...

September 09, 2017

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Katia now dangerous Category 2 hurricane, crawling toward Mexico

Category 2 Hurricane "Katia" is slowly moving toward the coast of eastern Mexico and is expected to make landfall near or at major hurricane strength early Saturday morning (CDT), September 9, 2017, somewhere between Nautla and Monte Gordo, Veracruz. A...

September 08, 2017

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Extremely dangerous M8.1 earthquake hits Mexico, tsunami generated

A major earthquake registered by the USGS as 8.1 (upgraded from M8.0) hit near the coast of Chiapas, Mexico at 04:49 UTC on September 8, 2017 (23:49 local time, September 7). The agency is reporting a depth of 69.7 km (43.3 miles). A red alert for shaking-related...

September 08, 2017

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Residents fear a new volcano is forming under Pueblo Viejo, Mexico

An eruption of gas and smoke emerged from a football field near the Mexican town of Pueblo Viejo in the state of Michoacan, sparking fears that a new volcano is forming under the town. A number of animals have reportedly been burned by the hot steam escaping from...

July 12, 2017

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Eruptions at Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano cover nearby towns in ash

Monitoring systems at Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano registered three explosions and 136 low-intensity exhalations of steam, volcanic gases and light amount of ash on Saturday and Sunday, July 1 and 2, 2017. Three explosions were registered with a moderate...

July 03, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Dora" forms near the southwestern coast of Mexico

Tropical Storm "Dora" formed 09:00 UTC on Sunday, June 25, 2017 near the coast of southwestern Mexico as the fourth named storm of the 2017 Pacific hurricane season. The system is tracking WNW and is not expected to make a landfall. However, heavy rains...

June 25, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Calvin" dumping heavy rain on Mexico, flash floods and mudslides expected

Tropical Depression 03E, located near the coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, has intensified into a tropical storm, receiving the name Calvin at 21:00 UTC on June 12, 2017. Calvin is expected to cause flash floods and mudslides in the Mexican states of Oaxaca, Guerrero,...

June 12, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Beatriz" inundates Mexico, leaving 2 dead and 2 missing

Tropical Depression 02E strengthened into Tropical Storm "Beatriz" before striking Mexico near Puerto Angel, Oaxaca late Thursday afternoon, June 1, 2017. As of Friday afternoon, the storm claimed lives of at least 2 people and left 2 people missing....

June 02, 2017

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Tornadoes hit Mexican states of Chihuahua and Puebla

An impressive tornado hit the Mexican state of Chihuahua on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, and was witnessed and recorded by numerous people. On the same day, another tornado hit the state of Puebla, knocking down 27 trees and damaging several cars. Meanwhile, a low...

May 31, 2017

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Tornado rips through Toluca, Mexico, damaging at least 25 homes

A damaging tornado ripped through northern parts of the city of Toluca, Mexico during the afternoon hours of Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Toluca Mayor, Fernando Zamora Morales, toured the area and reported at least 25 damaged houses. Morales added there were no...

May 20, 2017

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Very strong explosion at Colima, ash up to 7 km (23 000 feet) a.s.l.

A very strong explosion occurred at Mexican Colima volcano at 13:45 UTC on January 25, 2017. This is yet another strong explosion at the volcano, currently one of the most active in the world. The eruption was accompanied with pyroclastic flows on the NE flank. The...

January 25, 2017

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Very strong explosion at Colima volcano, Mexico

After three moderate to large explosions over the past 10 days, Mexico's Colima volcano experienced another strong explosion at 06:27 UTC (00:27 CST) on January 18, 2017. The eruption spewed volcanic ash up to 4 km (13 123 feet) above the crater. Ashfall was...

January 18, 2017

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Unusually intense hailstorm hits Zacatecas, Mexico

A highly unusual hailstorm hit the Zacatecas city in Central Mexico on the night of October 23, 2016 (local time). Local authorities reported nearly 50 cm (19.7 inches) of ice in some places. Several incidents and four injured people were reported. Video credit:...

October 25, 2016

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Deadly tornado hits Ciudad Acuna, northern Mexico

A deadly tornado struck the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Acuna at about 11:10 UTC on Monday, May 25, 2015.At least 10 people are reported to have been killed, and hundreds of homes have been damaged in Coahuila state, just across the border from Del Rio, Texas.

May 25, 2015

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"Vance" to become hurricane as it moves toward western Mexico

Tropical Depression 21E in the eastern Pacific Ocean strengthened overnight on October 30 and by morning October 31 it developed into Tropical Storm "Vance". The system is slowly organizing as it moves west-northwestward. Further strengthening is expected as

November 02, 2014

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Days of heavy rain, floods and deadly landslides across Central America

A slow moving low pressure system coming from the Caribbean Sea started affecting Nicaragua and surrounding countries on October 9th dumping record amounts of heavy rainfall. By October 20th, floods and landslides that followed claimed lives of more than 30 people throu

October 20, 2014

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New toxic spills confirmed in Sonora, Mexico

After a massive toxic leak from Mexico's Buenavista del Cobre mine on August 6, 2014, three new toxic spills have appeared in Sonora, northwestern Mexico on September 18, 2014.PROFEPA, an environmental protection agency said late Sunday, September 21, that the new s

September 22, 2014

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Tropical Storm "Polo" on the track to become next hurricane in Eastern Pacific

Newborn depression in Eastern Pacific developed into Tropical Storm "Polo" off Mexico's southwestern coast on September 16, 2014.Tropical Storm Watch was issued for the southwestern coast of Mexico for areas from Zihuatanejo to Cabo Corrientes, Mexico. A

September 17, 2014

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Huge earth crack opened up in Sonora, Mexico

A one-kilometer long earth crack opened up on August 15, 2014, in Sonora, Mexico. The crack severed Highway 26 between the city of Hermosillo and the coast. At some points it is 5 meters wide and 8 meters deep.According to El Imparcial newspaper, it is still

August 22, 2014

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Massive earthquake M7.2 struck Guerrero, Mexico

Massive earthquake measuring M7.2 (downgraded from 7.5) on the Richter scale struck Guerrero, Mexico on April 18, 2014 at 14:27 UTC. USGS reported depth of 24 km (14.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.3 at depth of 40 km. This powerful earthquake las

April 18, 2014

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Shallow earthquake M 5.8 recorded in Oaxaca, southwestern Mexico

A 5.8-magnitude shallow earthquake struck off the coast of southern Mexico on March 10, 2014 at 00:38 UTC (05:38 pm local time on March 9). USGS reports depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), EMSC is reporting Mw 5.9 earthquake at depth of 10 km. USGS has earlier put

March 10, 2014

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Fireballs explode over New Mexico and Canada, sonic booms reported

A significant fireball exploded over central New Mexico at 07:29 UTC on March 6, 2014. According to Thomas Ashcraft, who caught it on his fireball camera, it was brighter than the full Moon and it shook houses from its sonic boom. Ashcraft operates a fireball

March 07, 2014

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Increased volcanic activity observed at Popocatepetl, Mexico

Mexican CENAPRED counted 544 small to moderate emissions at Popocatepetl volcano during 24 hours between February 25 - 26, 2014.  An overflight made yesterday afternoon showed that the dome number 48 was destroyed by this activity leaving a funnel-shaped cavity

February 27, 2014

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Category 3 Hurricane Raymond impacts western Mexico

Low pressure System 96E developed quickly over the weekend of October 19 and 20 and by October 21 had grown into Hurricane Raymond. ​Hurricane Raymond, now a major Category 3 storm, continues to intensify in Eastern Pacific waters, just off the southwest

October 22, 2013

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Very strong earthquake M 6.5 struck Mexico

A very strong earthquake M 6.5 (USGS) struck northwest Mexico (Gulf of California) on October 19, 2013 at 17:54 UTC (10:54 local time). Mexican UNAM/SSN reports M 6.3 at depth of 14 km, USGS at 8 km. Epicenter was located at sea, 74 km (46 miles) SW

October 19, 2013

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Strong earthquake M 6.1 struck off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico

A very strong and shallow earthquake M 6.1 struck off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico on September 26, 2013 at 06:46 UTC (00:46 local time). USGS is reporting depth at 10.4 km (6.5 miles). EMSC is currently reporting Mw 6.1 at a depth of 30 km. Epicenter

September 26, 2013

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Manuel re-intensified to hurricane strength, expected to make landfall again

Two tropical storms, Ingrid and Manuel, brought heavy rainfall and caused destruction and chaos throughout Mexico over the last couple of days. Current estimates are that 80 people have been killed. The forecasters are warning of more storms ahead as Manuel

September 19, 2013

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Strong and shallow earthquake M6.2 struck Guerrero, Mexico

A strong and shallow earthquake with recorded magnitude of 6.2 (USGS) struck Guerrero, Mexico on August 21, 2013 at 12:38 UTC. USGS measured depth at 20 km (12.4 miles), EMSC reports magnitude 6.2 earthquake at depth of 30 km. Epicenter was located on land, 18

August 21, 2013

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New lava dome, explosions and ash emissions at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

According to the latest report by CENAPRED on July 12, 2013 during the last 24 hours the monitoring system at Popocatepetl volcano registered 67 exhalations, some of which were followed by ash emissions, nevertheless the cloud cover did not permit corroboration of

July 12, 2013

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Volcanic alert level raised as eruption intensifies at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

According to the latest report by CENAPRED on July 6, 2013 in the last 24 hours monitoring system at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico has registered a series of low and high frequency tremors lasting 20 hours, accompanied by a persistent emission of gas and ash

July 06, 2013

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Strong eruption with ash emissions at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

According to CENAPRED a strong eruption at 18:23 UTC on June 17, 2013 generated an ash column over 4 km in height over Mexican Popocatepetl volcano. Incandescent fragments were released up to 2 km from the crater, and because of their high temperature caused small

June 18, 2013

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Tropical Storm Barbara formed in Eastern Pacific, aims southern Mexico

The structure of low level pressure area (Invest 92E) in Eastern Pacific has improved dramatically since the last 12 hours. Infrared satellite images have even shown an eye-like feature during the past couple of hours and the system became Tropical Storm

May 29, 2013