Hurricane Grace was particularly deadly in Mexico.

During his passage, the heavy rains that fell on the country on Saturday killed three people in the state of Puebla, bringing the total number of victims in the country to eleven.

On Saturday, authorities in the neighboring state of Veracruz had reported eight deaths, including a woman and her five children whose home was destroyed in a landslide.

Grace made landfall north of Veracruz on Saturday as a Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale (which has 5), before being downgraded to a “tropical storm”.

Winds of 205 km / h

Damage was recorded in the center and east of the country, with torn roofs, damaged roads and power cuts.

Grace touched Mexico twice, the first time Thursday on the Caribbean coast without causing any casualties or major damage;

then on Saturday, which had become a “major” hurricane, it hit the state of Veracruz with winds of 205 km / h, before weakening and moving away towards the Pacific on Sunday.

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