Original title: Hurricane “Grace” landed in eastern Mexico or will cause floods and mudslides. Source: Chinanews.com
China News Service, August 21. According to foreign media reports, US weather forecasters said that early on the 21st local time, Hurricane Grace made landfall in eastern Mexico in the form of a Category 3 storm, which may cause severe flooding and Mudslides.
On August 19, local time, Hurricane Grace landed on the Yucatan Peninsula in Progreso, Mexico, bringing heavy storms and rain.
According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC), the storm hit the coast near Tecolétra, Veracruz, Mexico, with a maximum sustained wind speed of 200 kilometers per hour.
According to reports, Veracruz and its waters are home to multiple oil facilities. The Veracruz State Department of Civil Defense has suspended passenger car and passenger traffic in several areas, as well as the transportation of hazardous materials. The red alert level has been activated in the northern and central regions of the state.