More than 700 people were evacuated in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon on the border with the United States due to Hurricane Hanna, Governor Jaime Rodriguez said.
“At the moment, the state civil protection service reports that a total of 709 people have been evacuated and moved to safe places,” he wrote on Twitter.
In addition to Nuevo Leon, two other States-Tamaulipas and Coahuila-are experiencing power outages, according to the Milenio TV channel.
Two people were killed in the city of Reynosa (Tamaulipas state), the channel adds regarding the head of the civil protection service of the city, Federico Perez Lozano. One man could not get out of the house in time and drowned, and another minor was electrocuted.
According to forecasters, the hurricane will gradually weaken.