Death toll up in Mexico floods

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced that the confirmed death toll from the flooding and landslides brought by the twin weekend storms of Manuel and Ingrid had risen to 101 from 97. The figure does not include the 68 missing.

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Thousands of people still stranded in flood-hit Acapulco

Thousands of tourists are still stranded in Mexico's Acapulco after torrential rain from two thunderstorms caused widespread devastation in the area.

Local authorities say that 80 people died in the weather tragedy and there are no flights out of the city from Acapulco airport.

New pictures show the scale of the devastation:

People queue to receive food rations on a flooded beach in Acapulco. Credit: REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
A man uses a surfboard to cross a flooded street in Acapulco. Credit: REUTERS/Jacobo Garcia
A car lies partially submerged in floodwater on a golf course at a Acapulco hotel. Credit: REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

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