A state police vehicle remains in the flooded parking lot of the General Juan N. Alvarez International Airport in Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico, on Sept. 17, 2013. The airport remains closed and the national flights have been canceled, due to the flooding reaching a height of 4ft 11in, caused by the rains generated by the hurricane "Ingrid" that has been degraded to storm, in the Gulf of Mexico, and the tropical storm "Manuel" in the Pacific. The airport is expected to be functional again on Tuesday night, according to the local press. (Xinhua/Victor Lopez)
Death toll of storms rises to 47 in Mexico
MEXICO CITY, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from Hurricane Ingrid and Tropical Storm Manuel rose to 47 Tuesday, Mexico's Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong said.
Of all the victims, 27 were killed in southern Mexico's Guerrero state due to Manuel, a storm battering off the Pacific coast, and 20 more people died nationwide mainly because of hurricane Ingrid, which hit the Gulf coast on Monday, said the minister. Full story