Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Landslides in Mexico kill 13 (updated)

Update 05:05 UTC; 2013/09/11
Death toll from Mexico landslides have risen to 13, AFP reported quoting a state civil protection official. Five more bodies have been found in Coscomatepec.

Landslides in Mexico have swept away two homes and killed eight people, local authorities said.

According to the emergency officials, other two people have been rescued alive from the landslide site in Veracruz state.

Landslides hit the town of Manzanatitla late Monday, located about 320 kilometers east of Mexico City.

Tropical Storm Fernand caused landslides and flooding had claimed lives of 13 people in Veracruz state last month.

Original post: Natural Disasters List September 10, 2013