Terlingua Dreams

Monday, May 25, 2015

Tornado kills 16 in Ciudad Acuna, Coahuila

Story and pictures courtesy of El Zocalo Acuna E-edition

At approximately 6:03 a.m. this morning a category 4 tornado hit Ciudad Acuna, Coahuila, Mexico border town with Del Rio, Texas. This devastating tornado at last count killed 16 persons and caused damage to at least 300 homes.
http://www.zocalo.com.mx/seccion/articulo/10-muertos-y-300-viviendas-danadas-en-tornado-en-acuna-1432567990


A tornado had not been in the forecast and the city emergency alarms were never activated.


Here is a link to more photos but be forewarned that some are graphic.  http://www.zocalo.com.mx/seccion/articulo/devastacion-del-tornado-en-imagenes-1432562361