Tropical Storm Hanna has left at least 5 deaths in three entities in the north of the country, due to heavy rains and flooding, as well as three disappearances of people.
According to a report by the National Coordinator of Civil Protection, David León, this July 29th was confirmed the last death of a person who tried to cross with his vehicle the riverbed so he was swept away by the current in Nuevo León.
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Deaths of people due to heavy rains caused by Hanna have also been reported in Coahuila and Tamaulipas.
In an interview with Forotv, David León reported that municipalities in the three states have made a request for an emergency declaration to access the resources of the Natural Disaster Fund (Fonden), which are reviewed by the National Weather System (SMN) and the National Water Commission.
He also reported that the electric power service was restored to 100% in Nuevo León and Tamaulipas.
The MSM forecasts predict that a second channel of low pressure on the northeast of the country will cause intense punctual rains tonight in San Luis Potosí and Veracruz, very strong in Tamaulipas, as well as forts in Coahuila, Nuevo León and Hidalgo.
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— CONAGUA Climate (@conagua_clima) July 29, 2020
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