In connection with Hurricane Ortis, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed sympathy and solidarity to the people of Guerrero and Acapulco and the Mexican government.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs “in the face of the tragic consequences of Hurricane Otis, expressed its sympathy and solidarity to the people of Guerrero and Acapulco, as well as to the Mexican government.” “We send our sincerest condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims, and we wish all those injured a speedy recovery,” added the post on social media.
Hurricane Otis hit Acapulco. WMO: One of the fastest intensifying tropical cyclones on record
On Wednesday, October 25, Category 5 Hurricane Otis, the highest possible hurricane, hit southwestern Mexico, causing massive flooding. A popular holiday destination in Mexico with a population of almost 900,000 was damaged. Acapulco residents. Shortly after the tragedy, the resort was cut off from the world – the airport was closed and communication lines were severed, causing power outages. The infrastructure was also damaged and there were interruptions in Internet access.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador tried to provide support to the injured, but his car was stopped because the storms closed the roads. Hurricane Ortis also caused enormous damage in the coastal strip of Guerrero state, where nearly 800,000 people live. people.
48 people killed in Mexico, six people missing. Over 12 thousand evacuated tourists
According to Sunday’s data from the Mexican government, 48 people died, Reuters reported. According to the authorities, “98 percent the victims are Mexicans.” There is no information that there are Poles among the foreign tourists. Another six people are missing. The army evacuated over 12,000 tourists. Losses from Hurricane Otis in Mexico were estimated at $15 billion.