Mexico: Hurricane Kenna - Oct 2002
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Boletín N=BA 424/02
MEXICO CITY, Oct 26, 2002 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Powerful Hurricane Kenna left three people dead and scores of others injured as it toppled trees and power lines in Mexico's Pacific coast, the authorities confirmed on Saturday.
Hurricane Kenna, which slammed into Mexico's Pacific coast on Friday, killed two women in Nayarit state and another one in Jalisco States.
In Jalisco's Puerto Vallarta, a tourist resort, at least 52 people were injured as the hurricane hurled objects through the air, leaving debris strewn in streets.
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Your contributions to the Hurricanes 2002, Advance #901185-6 help UMCOR respond to those whose lives are unalterably changed by disastrous hurricanes. At this writing, Hurricane Kenna is one of the strongest hurricanes to menace Mexico's Pacific Coast in 50 years. Thousands have already been evacuated in Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan.
Mexico City (dpa) - Hurricane Kenna made landfall midday Friday buffeting the Mexican mainland with sustained winds of 185 kilometres per hour and continued inland after uprooting trees, knocking down lampposts and flooding seaside cities and villages.
The Miami-based U.S. National Hurricane Center said Kenna, a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, touched land near to San Blas, Nayarit state.
The eye of the storm was located about 65 kilometres north-northwest of Tepic, Nayarit, and it was moving towards the northeast at 32 kilometres per hour.
WTPZ34 KNHC 250836
HURRICANE KENNA ADVISORY NUMBER 14
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Written by Mason Booth, Staff Writer, RedCross.org
WTPZ34 KNHC 251736
HURRICANE KENNA INTERMIDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 15A
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OCHA Situation Report No. 2
Mexico - Hurricane Kenna
Mexico City (dpa) - Mexico Friday moved 50,000 people to safety as Hurricane Kenna, a category 5 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, was just 40 kilometres away from its Pacific coast and threatening to pound it with powerful winds, heavy rains and large ocean surges.
Kenna's winds had reached 270 kilometres per hour and gusts of up to 325 kilometres per hour. It was churning up the ocean with waves higher than six metres as it headed to the coast at more than 30 kilometres per hour.