México,Jun 2nd – The state of Tabasco,Mexico is recovering today from intense and rains that have bring floods and heavy damages, according to local media.
The heavy rains of last night afected Villa Hermosa,the capital,with heavy flooding, black outs, fallen trees and other extended damages.
It was 4 hours of very heavy rains and storms,according to Gerardo Guadiano, Mayor of the Centro municipality in the state capital.
Also a tropical depression began soaking southern Mexico Thursday as it headed for landfall in an area of touristy beach communities.
Oaxaca state Civil Protection authorities announced that schools in the entire state were closed for the day. Tourists along the coast were advised to stay inside their hotels.
The storm was centered about 45 miles (70 kilometers) west-southwest of Puerto Angel. It is expected to dump 8 to 12 inches (200 to 300 millimeters) of rain across Oaxaca state with higher local accumulations, threatening dangerous floods and mudslides.
The depression has maximum sustained winds of 35 mph (55 kph) and is moving north-northeast at 6 mph (10 kph). The hurricane center says it’s possible it will become a tropical storm before crossing over land and losing strength.
A tropical storm warning remained in effect Thursday for the coast between Puerto Escondido and Salina Cruz.Authorities already reported two landslides blocking roads in the region.(Prensa Latina)