At the least 90 folks have died in Thursday’s eight.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico, officers have confirmed.
A authorities spokesman mentioned 71 folks had been killed within the south-west state of Oaxaca alone.
A whole lot of households have reportedly been tenting within the streets, afraid of the risks of aftershocks. The Mexican Seismological Service mentioned 721 had been recorded for the reason that preliminary tremor.
The earthquake was the strongest the nation has seen in a century.
On Friday, the nation’s east coast was additionally hit by tropical storm Katia.
Two folks died in mudslides after heavy rain fall.