Nora Now Tropical Storm on Mexico Shore; 1 Dead, 7 Missing

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Hurricane Nora caused floods and landslides on Mexico's Pacific seashore Sunday, portion making landfall again and passing conscionable inland of the Mazatlan edifice country earlier veering into the Gulf of California and weakening into a tropical storm.

Communities successful the coastal states of Michoacan, Colima and Jalisco experienced dense rainfall and unsmooth surf arsenic the tempest moved northward hugging the shoreline.

The Jalisco authorities authorities said a teen from Spain died Saturday nighttime erstwhile a edifice partially collapsed successful Puerto Vallarta amid terrible flooding erstwhile Nora passed by the tourer metropolis arsenic a Category 1 hurricane. A pistillate was besides missing determination aft her car was swept away. Officials said flooding damaged 500 homes and 2 radical were injured successful a landslide.

Six fishermen from the authorities of Guerrero were listed arsenic missing astatine sea.

Nora's maximum sustained winds had weakened to 60 mph (95 kph) by midafternoon Sunday and it was moving to the north-northwest astatine 12 mph (19 kph). Its halfway was astir 105 miles (165 kilometers) northwest of Mazatlan.

In Puerto Vallarta, 2 rivers overflowed during the tempest and flooded portion of the halfway of the town. A torrent of h2o shattered a span and took distant portion of a tiny four-story boutique edifice wherever the dormant lad was recovered Sunday aft 8 hours of searching. The remainder of his household escaped earlier the collapse, authorities said.

Jalisco Gov. Enrique Alfaro said the missing pistillate successful Puerto Vallarta was mislaid erstwhile surging waters dragged her from her car and swept her away

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The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Nora was apt to support dragging on the mainland enactment of the gulf for the adjacent respective days, past diminish to a tropical slump and caput inland toward the Arizona borderline region. The storm's remnants could bring dense rains by midweek to the U.S. Southwest and cardinal Rockies, the hurricane halfway said.

The halfway said immoderate areas on the westbound seashore of Mexico could spot rainfall totals from 8 to 12 inches (20 to 30 centimeters) with adjacent much successful immoderate spots.

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