Tropical Storm Franklin makes landfall in Mexico

According to cnn.com By Keith Allen and Michael Guy: Tropical Storm Franklin made landfall on the eastern coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula late Monday, according to the National Hurricane Center. Franklin moved inland with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

A hurricane watch is in effect for the Mexican coast, ranging from Puerto de Veracruz to Rio Panuco. Tropical storm warnings are in place for a larger portion of the region, encompassing the coast of Mexico from Chetumal to Sabancuy, and from Belize City in Belize northward to the Mexican border.
The storm continues to batter Belize and the Yucatan Peninsula with heavy rain and strong winds, and flash flooding is still a major concern. Tropical storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles from the storm’s center.
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