Strong Winds Reported in Cancun as Yucatan Peninsula Braces for Grace

Hurricane Grace approached Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula in the early hours of Thursday, August 19, bringing strong winds and warnings about protection of life.

Footage from Cancun shows trees swaying amid strong winds.

“Hurricane conditions and a dangerous storm surge are expected in portions of the Hurricane Warning area in the eastern Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico beginning during the next several hours. Preparations to protect life and property should be rushed to completion,” the National Hurricane Center tweeted, warning of heavy rainfall, flash and urban flooding and mudslides in the area. Credit: Quattro Mercy via Storyful

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