NHC says hurricane Grace makes landfall along Eastern Yucatan Peninsula 

by Reuters in August 19th, 2021
FILE PHOTO: A red flag on the beach warns beachgoers of hazards due to the proximity of Hurricane Grace in Cancun, Mexico August 18, 2021. REUTERS/Paola Chiomante NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

FILE PHOTO: A red flag on the beach warns beachgoers of hazards due to the proximity of Hurricane Grace in Cancun, Mexico August 18, 2021. REUTERS/Paola Chiomante NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

(Reuters) - Category 1 hurricane Grace made landfall along the eastern Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, near Tulum, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory on Thursday.

Grace is now located about 10 miles (15 km) south of Tulum, packing maximum sustained winds of 80 mph (130 kph), the Miami-based weather forecaster said.

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