Acapulco, incomunicado por la tormenta Manuel

Publicado el  Martes 17 de septiembre de 2013

Las autoridades de Guerrero reportan más de 20 muertos por las lluvias que dejaron 17 colonias afectadas y 40,000 turistas atrapados

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  1. [...] In Guerrero state alone, where Acapulco is located, heavy rains and widespread flooding from Manuel caused mudslides that cut off highways and buried homes, Acapulco Mayor Luis Walton told CNN en Español Tuesday night. [...]

  2. [...] Heavy rains and widespread flooding from Manuel caused mudslides that cut off highways and buried homes, Acapulco Mayor Luis Walton told CNN en Español Tuesday night. [...]

  3. [...] Heavy rains and widespread flooding from Manuel caused mudslides that cut off highways and buried homes, Acapulco Mayor Luis Walton told CNN en Español Tuesday night. [...]

  4. [...] Heavy rains and widespread flooding from Manuel caused mudslides that cut off highways and buried homes, Acapulco Mayor Luis Walton told CNN en Español Tuesday night. [...]

  5. [...] Heavy rains and widespread flooding from Manuel caused mudslides that cut off highways and buried homes, Acapulco Mayor Luis Walton told CNN en Español Tuesday night. [...]

  6. [...] Heavy rains and widespread flooding from Manuel there caused mudslides that cut off highways and buried homes, Acapulco Mayor Luis Walton told CNN en Español Tuesday night. [...]

  7. [...] Heavy rains and widespread flooding from Manuel there caused mudslides that cut off highways and buried homes, Acapulco Mayor Luis Walton told CNN en Español Tuesday night. [...]

  8. [...] Heavy rains and widespread flooding from Manuel there caused mudslides that cut off highways and buried homes, Acapulco Mayor Luis Walton told CNN en Español Tuesday night. [...]

  9. [...] Heavy rains and widespread flooding from Manuel there caused mudslides that cut off highways and buried homes, Acapulco Mayor Luis Walton told CNN en Español Tuesday night. [...]

  10. [...] Heavy rains and widespread flooding from Manuel there caused mudslides that cut off highways and buried homes, Acapulco Mayor Luis Walton told CNN en Español Tuesday night. [...]

  11. [...] Heavy rains and widespread flooding from Manuel there caused mudslides that cut off highways and buried homes, Acapulco Mayor Luis Walton told CNN en Español Tuesday night. [...]

  12. [...] Heavy rains and widespread flooding from Manuel there caused mudslides that cut off highways and buried homes, Acapulco Mayor Luis Walton told CNN en Español Tuesday night. [...]

  13. [...] Mexico struggles with massive floodingAt least 57 dead in Mexico after stormsIn the Pacific resort city of Acapulco, thousands of tourists were stranded.Church tower lies toppled after a landslide in La Pintada, Guerrero state, on Thursday, September 19, 2013. Hurricane Manuel was pounding the west coast of Mexico while the remnants of Hurricane Ingrid continued to batter the Gulf side of the country.An aerial view shows the extent of a landslide that wiped out part of La Pintada.Officers with the Federal Police search for bodies at the landslide in La Pintada on September 19.A man shovels mud from his home on September 19 in Chilpancingo, Guerrero.A car lies submerged in mud as residents attempt to clean up.People wade through a flooded street in Acapulco, Mexico, on Wednesday, September 18. People unload boxes of food from a Mexican navy helicopter in Acapulco on September 18.People attempt to cross a collapsed bridge in Coyuca de Benitez on September 18.A man crosses a river using a makeshift zip line on September 18, after a bridge collapsed near the town of Petaquillas, Mexico.A man wades through floodwaters in Acapulco on September 18.A boat moves across the Papagayo River to ferry people from the end of a collapsed bridge in Acapulco on September 18.The Papagayo River swells with floodwaters in Acapulco on Tuesday, September 17.Stranded tourists gather around a Mexican air force plane at the air base in Pie de la Cuesta, near Acapulco, as they wait to be evacuated on September 17. An estimated 40,000 tourists were stranded in the Pacific state of Guerrero as dozens of roads were damaged and Acapulco’s airport temporarily suspended services due to Hurricane Manuel.Tourists wait to be evacuated at the Pie de la Cuesta air base on September 17.People wait in line at the air base on September 17.A tourist from Mexico City sleeps in a shelter in Acapulco on September 17.Tourists wait in line at an improvised check-in counter at an airport in Acapulco on September 17.People prepare to board a flight to Mexico City at an airport in Acapulco on September 17.People rest in a shelter in Acapulco on September 17.An aerial view shows a flooded area in Acapulco on September 17. Homes and streets in Acapulco are deep in floodwater on September 17, after the heavy rain brought on by Tropical Storms Ingrid and Manuel. Water stands on the flooded tarmac of the Acapulco airport on September 17. Planes sit on the flooded tarmac of the Acapulco airport on September 17.People stand at the entrance of the Agua de Obispo tunnel that connects Acapulco with Chilpancingo, Mexico. The tunnel was badly damaged by the flooding. Residents carry goods and supplies in Acapulco on September 17. 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The streets flooded, and we had to stay inside our beach house.”Garcia said her family was stuck on the home’s second floor because of flooding. As if that wasn’t enough, they had to face an agonizing decision: Who should be rescued?The Garcias were among some 40,000 tourists left stranded or cut off by weather that has claimed dozens of lives during a holiday weekend.As the water rose, Garcia and her four family members waited nervously on the upper floor for help, but no rescuers appeared to whisk them to safety.When local volunteers finally arrived with a small kayak, their relief was short-lived. Rescuers said the boat would only fit two family members.It was decided that Garcia would be rescued, along with one of her sons.A second round of agony followed as Garcia spent two days in a shelter before the rest of her family was rescued and everyone was reunited.The Garcias’ story was only one of countless examples of tourists whose vacations were interrupted by severe weather. Mexico was being pummeled from nearly all sides Wednesday as Manuel, the remnants of Hurricane Ingrid and a new area of low pressure threatened most of the country with flooding or rain.Mexico’s interior ministry said Wednesday that the storms are responsible for at least 80 deaths nationwide.And a state-by-state tally indicates the toll could be higher.Deadly storms pelt Mexico, trap touristsMexico battered by tropical storms In Guerrero state, where Acapulco is located, officials said at least 72 people were killed.Heavy rains and widespread flooding from Manuel there caused mudslides that cut off highways and buried homes, Acapulco Mayor Luis Walton told CNN en Español Tuesday night. [...]

  14. [...] Heavy rains and widespread flooding from Manuel there caused mudslides that cut off highways and buried homes, Acapulco Mayor Luis Walton told CNN en Español Tuesday night. [...]

  15. [...] Heavy rains and widespread flooding from Manuel there caused mudslides that cut off highways and buried homes, Acapulco Mayor Luis Walton told CNN en Español Tuesday night. [...]

  16. [...] Heavy rains and widespread flooding from Manuel there caused mudslides that cut off highways and buried homes, Acapulco Mayor Luis Walton told CNN en Español Tuesday night. [...]

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