- Hurricane Agatha leaves four people dead.
- Eight are reported missing after the storm.
- Agatha left fatalities and destruction in her wake.
On May 28 Hurricane Agatha was declared a dangerous storm and, as days passed, experts claimed that the intensity of the natural disaster was increasing until it reached category 2. Now, tragically it’s been confirmed that several people were killed in the storm.
According to El Universal, the general director of the National Institute of Indigenous Peoples (INPI), Adelfo Regino Montes, stated that two people died in the community of Santa Catarina Xanaguía after Agatha passed through the state of Oaxaca. On Twitter, the federal official said that the bodies of the victims still remain trapped under the rubble.
Hurricane Agatha rips through Oaxaca
In this town in the Sierra Sur, he added, the roads collapsed, houses fell and there is no electricity. “After the passage of Hurricane Agatha there is pain, desolation and serious damage, particularly in the Sierra Sur de Oaxaca. In Xanaguía there are two dead people who still remain in the rubble.”
“The roads collapsed, the houses fell and there is no electricity,” he said on Twitter. The State Civil Protection Coordination of Oaxaca (CEPCO) reported that in Santa Catarina Xanaguía, belonging to San Juan Ozolotepec, the authority reported two people trapped by a landslide, according to El Universal. Filed Under: Confirm Dead People Agatha.
The community remains isolated due to damaged roads
According to El Universal, the community remains isolated because the road was washed out, though the arrival of the state prosecutor’s office is expected. With a cutoff at 7:00 a.m. this Tuesday, CEPCO reported that Agatha remains a tropical depression and was located 90 kilometers south of Salina Cruz. “It is moving northeast on land at a rate of 13 km/h, with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h and gusts of 75 km/h,” he specified.
Based on preliminary information, the unit announced that the municipal authority in San Carlos Yautepec reported a person disappeared when he was dragged by the current of the river in Asunción Tlacolulita. While in San Miguel del Puerto, Huatulco the overflow of the Copalita River was also reported, and four adults were swept away. Filed Under: Confirm Dead People Agatha.
Four dead after Agatha passed over Oaxaca
Lopez Doriga reported two other people who also lost their lives after Agatha passed over Oaxaca. According to the reports given by the governor of Oaxaca, Alejandro Murat, it is now known that eight people have gone missing in the storm.
The death of two other people was reported due to the cyclone that turned into a hurricane and passed through Oaxaca, leaving severe material and physical damage. In San Pedro Pochutla there was damage due to fallen trees and a fence in the Family Medical Unit. IMSS No. 33, according to López Doriga. Filed Under: Confirm dead people Agatha
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