Hurricane Max churns toward Mexico's touristy Pacific coast
MEXICO CITY, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Max became a Category 1 hurricane on Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, moving toward Mexico's tourist-heavy Pacific coast and bearing down on a region that includes resorts like Acapulco, Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa.
The storm brought maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour (120 kmh) on Thursday morning and was about 55 miles (88 km) southwest of Acapulco, the center said, adding it was moving east at 6 miles per hour (10 kmh).
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