Parts of Mexico’s Baja California Sur were placed under a warning as Hurricane Olaf made landfall on the state’s southern coastline on Thursday, September 9.
This footage filmed by Beth Ashton Gilmore shows rough surf and strong winds hitting a resort in San Jose del Cabo, with debris strewn across the hotel’s lobby.
Olaf made landfall “very near San Jose del Cabo” at around 9 pm local time, bringing estimated maximum sustained winds of 100 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).
The NHC also warned of “life-threatening flash flooding and mudslides” as Olaf traveled north on Friday. Credit: Beth Ashton Gilmore via Storyful