Grace, a category 3 hurricane made landfall north of Veracruz on Saturday, before being downgraded as a “tropical Storm”.
The heavy rains that fell on Mexico during Hurricane Grace on Saturday killed three people in Puebla (center), bringing total death toll to 11. country.
“We have three deaths to report, one in Huauchinango. The other two were in Tlaola.”According to a statement issued by the governor’s office in Puebla on Sunday.
Saturday’s death toll was eight according to authorities in Veracruz (northern state). This included a woman and her five kids who lost their home due to a landslide.
Grace, a Category 3 hurricane according to the Saffir-Simpson scale (5), made landfall on Saturday north of Veracruz. She was then demoted to “Tropical storm”.
The country suffered significant damage in the east and center, including torn roofs and roads that were damaged and power outages.
Grace made it to Mexico twice. The first was on Thursday, along the Caribbean coast, without causing any major damage or casualties. The second time, Saturday, Grace became a hurricane. “major”It was Category 3 and reached Veracruz at winds of 205 km/h. After weakening, it moved away towards the Pacific on Sunday.