Cancun News

Tropical Storm Zeta Threatens Mexican Resorts, Louisiana

Tropical Storm Zeta gathered strength as it bore down on the Mexican cities of, where it was forecast to dump heavy rain before turning north to threaten the U.S. Gulf Coast from Louisiana to Mississippi with another direct hit. Zeta …

Hurricane Delta Makes Landfall in Mexico, Toppling Trees

CANCUN, Mexico — Hurricane Delta made landfall Wednesday just south of the Mexican resort of Cancun as an extremely dangerous Category 2 storm, downing trees and knocking out power along the northeastern coast of Yucatan Peninsula, but without immediate reports …

Delta Becomes Category 4 Hurricane, Threatens to Wreck Cancun

Hurricane Delta has strengthened to a building-wrecking Category 4 hurricane as it barrels toward Cancun, where it could cause $10 billion in losses before plowing across the Gulf of Mexico and coming ashore again between Louisiana and Florida. Delta is …

Strong Tropical Storm Gamma Drenches Cancun Area of Mexico

MEXICO CITY — Tropical Storm Gamma hit the resort-dotted coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula at near-hurricane force on Saturday, flooding streets, knocking down vulnerable buildings and stranding people trying to return from outlying islands. The storm came ashore near Tulum …

Croc Rips Homeless Man’s Right Hand in Cancun

Mexican authorities say a crocodile attacked a homeless man and bit off his right hand near a lagoon in the resort city of Cancun. Cancun tourist police say in a Tuesday statement that Alejandro Lopez was wandering near an area …

Cancun Area Resorts Empty as Hurricane Approaches

Tourists abandoned Cancun and other resorts while Mexican authorities evacuated hundreds of residents from low-lying areas ahead of a weakened Hurricane Rina’s pass along Yucatan’s Caribbean coast Thursday. Civil protection officials moved some 2,300 people from Holbox, an island where …