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Hurricane Pamela leaves at least 9,000 victims in Nayarit state of Mexico

17-10-2021, 14:07 World
17 October 2021, 14:07 - NovostiNK
Hurricane Pamela leaves at least 9,000 victims in Nayarit state of Mexico


Hurricane Pamela, which made landfall in the Pacific on Wednesday, has left at least 9,000 victims in Nayarit state, in addition to more than 2,000 families affected in Sinaloa state of Mexico, state authorities reported this Saturday, according to Bullfrag.com.

The governor of Nayarit, Miguel Angel Navarro, reported to the media a total of 2,500 families affected, representing more than 9,100 people, in addition to 8,000 inhabitants who were left in isolated areas due to flooding and destruction of roads.

Earlier, the governor of the neighboring state of Sinaloa, Quirino Ordaz Coppel, reported a preliminary census of 2,000 affected families, for which he requested to declare an emergency in four municipalities.

The Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) of Mexico announced that it has restored normality for the more than 222,000 users affected by the hurricane in the states of Nayarit, Sinaloa, Durango, and Coahuila.

Before entering Mexico through Sinaloa, the cyclone, formed last weekend, registered an unusual behavior, since on Tuesday it weakened from a hurricane to a tropical storm, but strengthened again as a hurricane in the early hours of Wednesday.

Pamela made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane with Nayarit as the main affected state.



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