Mexico hurricane News

Category 3 Hurricane Delta Hits Mexico; Expected to Strengthen, Then Move to U.S.

Updated Oct 7., 2020, 6:58 AM— Hurricane Delta weakened to a Category 3 storm just before slamming into the coast of Mexico, but remains life-threatening. Delta came ashore along the northeastern Yucatan Peninsula near Puerto Morelos, the National Hurricane Center …

Weakened Hurricane Willa Moves Inland from Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Willa’s fierce winds eased as the storm barreled inland over Mexico early on Wednesday, unleashing heavy rains after leaving power outages and toppled trees on the coast but causing no deaths, officials and forecasters said. Willa, a Category 3 storm …

Dangerous Hurricane Willa Heads to Pacific Coast of Mexico

Hurricane Willa, an extremely dangerous a Category 4 storm, weakened slightly as it veered toward popular tourist resorts on Mexico’s Pacific coast on Monday, prompting government warnings for people to leave high-risk areas and take cover. Mexican authorities urged residents …

Franklin Briefly Becomes Atlantic Basin’s 1st Hurricane; Weakens to Tropical Storm

Tropical Storm Franklin made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane in eastern Mexico during Wednesday night with estimated maximum winds of 85 mph, according to a report issued by Weather Underground. Over the Bay of Campeche, the storm became the …

Tropical Storm Franklin May Become Atlantic Basin’s 1st Hurricane of 2017

Tropical Storm Franklin will exit Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula later today and continue moving toward the southwest Gulf of Mexico or the Bay of Campeche coast on early Thursday, possibly becoming the Atlantic Basin’s first hurricane of the season, according to …

Mexico Catastrophe Bond Likely to Pay on Hurricane Patricia’s Losses: S&P

Bonds sold by Mexico to shield it from the cost of repairing hurricane damage are closer to paying out after the biggest storm ever measured in the Americas struck the country last month, Standard & Poor’s said. S&P cut its …

Celebrities’ Mexican Holiday Homes Pummeled by Hurricane Patricia

Mexico may have dodged a bullet from the fury of Hurricane Patricia, but jet setters like Bill Gates, Gwyneth Paltrow and Cindy Crawford will have to find a new playground for now after the storm ravaged some of the world’s …

Mexico’s Hurricane Patricia May Hit Catastrophe Bondholders

Mexico’s natural disaster fund may be $100 million better off at bondholders’ expense after Hurricane Patricia appeared to trigger a catastrophe bond the country sold in 2012. Investors in those notes maturing Dec. 4. are waiting for a verdict on …

Hurricane Patricia Targets Mexico; 400K People, Ports, Insurers at Risk

Hurricane Patricia, the strongest in the history of the Americas, prepared to barrel into Mexico’s Pacific coast Friday, sending guests fleeing hotels in the Puerto Vallarta resort area. About 400,000 people are considered “vulnerable,” civil protection official Jose Maria Tapia …

NHC Tracking Hurricane Patricia, as It Nears Mexican Coast

The National Hurricane Center in Miami is tracking Hurricane Patricia, a storm in the eastern Pacific that is moving towards the west coast of Mexico. According to the NHC’s latest bulletin, Patricia is about 255 miles – 410 kms south …