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NHC says hurricane Grace makes landfall along Eastern Yucatan Peninsula – Metro US

NHC says hurricane Grace makes landfall along Eastern Yucatan Peninsula

FILE PHOTO: A red flag on the beach warns beachgoers
FILE PHOTO: A red flag on the beach warns beachgoers of hazards due to the proximity of Hurricane Grace in Cancun

(Reuters) – Category 1 hurricane Grace made landfall along the eastern Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, near Tulum, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory on Thursday.

Grace is now located about 10 miles (15 km) south of Tulum, packing maximum sustained winds of 80 mph (130 kph), the Miami-based weather forecaster said.

(Reporting by Arundhati Sarkar in Bengaluru; Editing by Alison Williams)

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