Hurricane Raymond swirls off Mexico, hits Acapulco with more rain




 
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Hurricane Raymond swirls off Mexico, hits Acapulco with more rain
 
October 22nd, 2013  
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Topic: Hurricane Raymond swirls off Mexico, hits Acapulco with more rain


Hurricane Raymond swirls off Mexico, hits Acapulco with more rain
By David Alire Garcia ACAPULCO, Mexico (Reuters) - Ports were closed, school classes were suspended and hundreds of people were evacuated along Mexico's southern Pacific coast on Monday as a major hurricane loomed over a region still recovering from record flooding a few weeks ago. Raymond, a category three hurricane, weakened slightly on Monday night as it hovered about 145 km (90 miles) offshore. The major storm was moving in "a slow and erratic motion" with winds blowing up to 193 km per hour (120 mph) on Monday, Miami's National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. ...




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