Hurricane Grace Severe Flooding Kills Eight People in Mexico

Debris is seen on the road after Hurricane Grace made landfall on the Yucatan Peninsula, in Cancun, Mexico, August 19, 2021 [Paola Chiomante/Reuters]

Hurricane Grace pummeled Mexico with torrential rain on Saturday, causing severe flooding and mudslides that killed at least eight people after becoming one of the most powerful storms in years to hit the country’s Gulf coast.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Stefanie Eschenbacher in Mexico City, Tamara Corro in Tecolutla and Anirudh Saligrama in Bengaluru; Additional reporting by Diego Ore in Mexico City; Writing by Dave Graham; Editing by William Mallard, Will Dunham, Raissa Kasolowsky, Frances Kerry, Diane Craft, Daniel Wallis and Dan Grebler