Tornado On US-Mexico Border Kills At Least 13

May 25, 2015 - photo frame

CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (AP) — A hurricane raged by a city on a U.S.-Mexico limit Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an tot from a mother’s arms. At slightest 13 people were killed, authorities said.

In Texas, 12 people were reported blank after a vacation home they were staying in was swept divided by rushing floodwaters in a tiny city renouned with tourists.

The baby was also blank after a hurricane that strike Ciudad Acuna, a city of 125,000 opposite from Del Rio, Texas, sent a tot conduit flying. Rescue workers began digging by a rubble of shop-worn homes in a competition to find victims.

The hurricane strike a seven-block area, that Victor Zamora, interior secretary of a northern state of Coahuila, described as “devastated.”

Mayor Evaristo Perez Rivera pronounced 300 people were being treated during internal hospitals, and adult to 200 homes had been totally destroyed. Three people were unaccounted for.

“There’s zero standing, not walls, not roofs,” pronounced Edgar Gonzalez, a orator for a city government, describing some of a broken homes in a 3-square kilometer (1 block mile) stretch.

By midday, 13 people were reliable passed — 10 adults and 3 infants.

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People mount circuitously a broken car after a absolute hurricane swept past in Ciudad Acuna, northern Mexico, Monday, May 25, 2015. A hurricane raged by a city on a U.S.-Mexico limit Monday, destroying homes and flinging cars like matchsticks. At slightest 13 people were killed, authorities said. The hurricane strike a seven-block area, that Victor Zamora, interior secretary of a northern state of Coahuila, described as “devastated.” (AP Photo)

Hundreds of people were being treated during internal hospitals, authorities said, and as many as 800 homes had been destroyed, with thousands some-more damaged.

“There’s zero standing, not walls, not roofs,” pronounced Edgar Gonzalez, a orator for a city government, describing some of a broken homes in a 3-square kilometer (1 block mile) stretch.

By midday, 13 bodies had been recovered — 10 adults and 3 infants.

Family members and neighbors collected around a pickup lorry where a bodies of a lady and dual children were laid out in a truck’s bed, lonesome with sheets. Two kin reached down to hold a bodies, lonesome their eyes and wept.

Photos from a theatre showed cars with their hoods ripped off, resting upended opposite single-story houses. One car’s support was focussed around a embankment of a house. A train was seen flipped and crumpled on a roadway.

The hurricane struck not prolonged after daybreak, around a time buses were scheming to take children to school, Zamora said.

In a U.S., a continue complement dumped record rainfall on tools of a Plains and Midwest, spawning tornadoes and causing vital flooding that forced during slightest 2,000 Texans from their homes. A vacation residence in Texas was swept divided by a rain-swollen river.

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Damaged homes mount subsequent to others that were razed when a absolute hurricane overwhelmed down in Ciudad Acuna, northern Mexico, Monday, May 25, 2015. The hurricane raged by a city on a U.S.-Mexico limit Monday, destroying homes and flinging cars like matchsticks. At slightest 13 people were killed, authorities said. The hurricane strike a seven-block area, that Victor Zamora, interior secretary of a northern state of Coahuila, described as “devastated.” (AP Photo)

The storms were blamed for 3 deaths Saturday and Sunday, including dual in Oklahoma and one in Texas, where a man’s physique was recovered from a flooded area along a Blanco River, that rose 26 feet in an hour and combined outrageous piles of debris.

The line of complicated continue was approaching to dawdle over a vast swath of a segment Monday.

Among a worst-affected communities were Wimberley and San Marcos, that are in Central Texas along a Blanco River in a mezzanine between Austin and San Antonio.

“It looks flattering bad out there,” Hays County puncture government coordinator Kharley Smith pronounced of Wimberley, where an estimated 350 to 400 homes were destroyed. “We do have whole streets with maybe one or dual houses left on them and a rest are only slabs.”

About 1,000 homes were shop-worn via Hays County. Five San Marcos military cars were cleared away, and a firehouse was flooded, pronounced Kristi Wyatt, a mouthpiece for San Marcos.

Rivers swelled so fast that whole communities awoke Sunday surrounded by water. The Blanco crested above 40 feet — some-more than triple a inundate theatre of 13 feet. The stream swamped Interstate 35 and forced tools of a bustling north-south highway to close. Rescuers used pontoon boats and a helicopter to lift people out.

After a swell of sand and H2O flooded their lodge in Wimberley, John and Valerie Nelson fled by waist-deep waters in dark early Sunday with transformers sparking and trees crashing around them. The single-story residence had been delicately rebuilt on stilts so that it would be means to withstand even a misfortune flooding.

“I’m positively dumbfounded,” pronounced Valerie Nelson, who has owned a skill for about 50 years. “I didn’t consider a H2O would ever get that high.”

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Hundreds of trees along a Blanco were uprooted or snapped, and they collected in piles of waste that soared 20 feet high.

“We’ve got trees in a rafters,” pronounced Cherri Maley, a skill manager of a residence where a structure’s whole behind apportionment collapsed with a flooding, carrying divided furniture.

“We had a fridge in a tree,” she said. “I consider it’s a sum loss.”

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A hurricane quickly overwhelmed down Sunday in Houston, deleterious rooftops, toppling trees, floating out windows and promulgation during slightest dual people to a hospital. Fire officials pronounced 10 apartments were heavily shop-worn and 40 others postulated obtuse damage.

Dallas faced serious flooding from a Trinity River, that was approaching to design circuitously 40 feet Monday and path during a foundations of an industrial park. The Red and Wichita rivers also rose distant above inundate stage.

The new rainfall might strictly finish a drought that has gripped a segment for years, according to Forrest Mitchell, a meteorologist during a National Weather Service’s bureau in Norman, Oklahoma. He pronounced many lakes and reservoirs are full.

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support was literally focussed around a embankment of a house. A train was seen flipped and crumpled on a roadway.

Ciudad Acuna is a city of about 100,000 opposite a limit from Del Rio, Texas.

Cano pronounced tip state officials had set out to examination a repairs and coordinate response to a disaster.

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7:30 a.m. CDT

An depletion sequence has been carried for people vital circuitously a fountainhead north of Houston after continue softened and work crews done swell shoring adult threatened areas along a wharf enervated by new complicated rains.

Montgomery County authorities authorised residents behind into their homes in neighborhoods circuitously a Lewis Creek Reservoir late Sunday evening.

County Judge Craig Doyal pronounced he regrets a nuisance that several hundred residents might have experienced, though he says a preference to sequence evacuations early Sunday was done formed on continue forecasts during a time and in a seductiveness of open safety.

The fountainhead serves an Entergy energy plant about 50 miles north of Houston. Officials have reported no breaches.

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1 a.m. CDT

A line of storms stretching from a Gulf of Mexico to a Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on tools of Texas, Oklahoma and other Plains and Midwest states.

The weekend storms spawned a hurricane that shop-worn a Houston unit formidable and caused vital flooding that forced during slightest 2,000 Texans from their homes.

Authorities are blaming 3 deaths on a storms. Two were in Oklahoma and a final was in Texas, where a man’s physique was found along a distended Blanco River.

Among a worst-affected communities are Wimberley and circuitously San Marcos in a Central Texas mezzanine between San Antonio and Austin. Many homes in those communities were shop-worn or destroyed.

More sleet is in a foresee for Monday for a vast swath of a nation’s midsection.

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