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Tropical storm Fernand leaves 13 people dead in Mexico

Aug 27, 2013
At least 13 people were killed Monday by landslides caused by heavy rains from tropical storm Fernand when it landed and swept through the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, state government reported.

The deaths were found in the town of Yecuatla, the Sierra de Misantla, in the municipality of Tuxpan, and in Atzalan community after the tropical storm made landfall near the port of Veracruz Sunday night, bringing along heavy rains, said Veracruz’s

Civil Protection office, Xinhua reported.

More than 100 homes were also damaged in the landslides.

The tropical storm weakened Monday morning to a tropical depression and would continue to weaken in the coming hours, said local weather forecast service.

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Aug 27, 2013
Heavy rains brought by the tropical storm Fernand continue to pound the state of Veracruz, where at least nine people have died. The state’s governor has asked that 92 municipalities be declared in a state of emergency so that they could receive federal aid. teleSUR…

Tropical Storm Fernand Makes Landfall Aug 26, 2013 southwest Gulf of Mexico late Sunday afternoon.

Aug 26, 2013
Tropical Storm Fernand formed in the southwest Gulf of Mexico late Sunday afternoon. The storm quickly made landfall and weakened, but heavy rain and flooding will impact the Mexican state of Veracruz.

2 years since WMass hit by Tropical Storm Irene August 28 and 29, 2011

Tropical Storm Irene’s impact on Westfield still felt from 2011 in 2013

Aug 29, 2013
It was two years ago that a tropical storm caused major flooding across western Massachusetts. 22News looks at how the city of Westfield was impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.