• Hurricane Blas heads out to sea off southern Mexico

    18 days ago - By Bésame

    MEXICO CITY - Hurricane Blas was heading out to sea off Mexico's southern Pacific coast Friday, but a tropical depression has also formed off Central America.
    The depression is forecast to become a tropical storm while moving closer to El Salvador and Guatemala, before veering away from land over the weekend.
    But the U.S. National Hurricane Center warned that “heavy rains are likely over portions of Central America regardless of how close the forecast tropical-storm force winds get to the coast.”
    Authorities in El Salvador said a half dozen people had died during a week of rains influenced...
    Read more ...