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  • Warnings have been issued to coastal communities and flood prone areas are being evacuated.

    Warnings have been issued to coastal communities and flood prone areas are being evacuated. | Photo: Conagua, gob.mx

The Civil Protection agency has been helping to evacuate the affected areas.

A tropical storm has hit the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, one of the regions worst affected by the 8.1 magnitude earthquake last month.

At least two people have been killed. They died in a landslide caused by heavy rains.

The National Meteorological Service, says the storm is currently located 140 kilometers south and southwest of Punta Maldonado in the state of Guerrero.

Ramon is advancing at 19 kilometers per hour in the west. Sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 85 kms ph have been recorded. 

Flood warnings have been issued for the south and coast of Tamaulipas. The area has been hit by torrential rains for 90 hours.

The Mexican Civil Protection agency has been helping to evacuate the affected areas.

The quake on September 7 left almost 100 people dead, mostly in Oaxaca and the neighboring state of Chiapas.

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