It was the strongest storm ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere - clearly visible from outer space. But Hurricane Patricia lost momentum as it pushed inland. Weather experts have downgraded it to a tropical depression.
The record-breaking Hurricane Patricia, which hit the west coast of Mexico, has been downgraded to a tropical depression as it moves across country. Torrential rain, flooding and landslides remain a threat.
Cholera outbreaks have killed at least 13 people in Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. Nearly 900 people have died in Haiti with thousands homeless due to the storm, which is now battering the US southeast.
Six people have died in eastern Veracruz state after being buried in landslides from Tropical Storm Earl. Forecasters warn of additional flash floods and mudslides.
One of the strongest storms ever recorded has brought rains, surging seas and cyclonic winds to the west coast of Mexico. Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes.
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