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Montevideo, July 18th 2024 - 16:40 UTC

Tag: Hurricane Beryl

  • Friday, July 5th 2024 - 22:19 UTC

    Beryl makes landfall in Mexico

    A projected trajectory pattern showed the Texas coast was next

    After leaving at least three people dead in Jamaica, Beryl made landfall as a Category 2 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale Friday on the Mexican coast. It eventually downgraded to a tropical storm, although it continued to pose a serious risk with heavy storms and damaging waves, authorities warned residents. According to Mexico's National Water Commission (Conagua), Beryl winds reached 175 km/h with peaks of 220 km/h. Classes were suspended as of Thursday.

  • Tuesday, July 2nd 2024 - 19:48 UTC

    Hurricane Beryl marks early season beginning

    Beryl caused significant damage in Grenada killing at least three and is expected to hit Mexico and Belize later this week

    After reaching category 5 in the Caribbean, Hurricane Beryl was not feared to reach Colombia's Caribbean shores but would nevertheless significantly affect navigation in the area. Strong winds hit Jamaica late Monday, sweeping away power lines and flooding the streets of other islands such as Grenada, it was also reported.