Xinhua News Agency, Mexico City, August 21 (Reporter Wu Hao) Quétravac García, the governor of the state of Veracruz in eastern Mexico, said on the 21st that Hurricane Grace landed on the eastern coast of Mexico on the same day and has already killed 8 people. Death.
Data map: On August 19, local time, hurricane "Grace" landed on the Yucatan Peninsula in Progreso, Mexico, bringing heavy storms and rain.
Garcia said at a press conference held in Xalapa, the capital of the state, that "Grace" brought heavy rainfall after landing, causing floods in many places such as Xalapa and interruption of communications in some areas.
Two landslides in Xalapa killed 7 people and 3 others were missing.
Another person died of a house collapse in Poza Rica.
According to statistics from the electric power department, about 1 million people in Mexico are affected by the blackout caused by "Grace".
According to information from the Mexican Meteorological Department, "Grace" landed on the Caribbean coast of southeastern Mexico on the 18th and entered the Gulf of Mexico after crossing the Yucatan Peninsula.
In the early morning of the 21st, "Grace" landed on the eastern coast of Mexico. It was a Category 3 hurricane when it landed. It then moved westward and arrived in central Mexico that night, weakening into a tropical cyclone.Keywords: