Tropical Storm Gamma made landfall near Tulum, Mexico, on October 3 ,bringing strong winds, rain and lashing waves to Mexico’s gulf coast and the Yucatan Peninsula.
The National Hurricane Center said the storm was nearly at hurricane strength when made landfall, with sustained winds near 70 mph. Meteorologists said the storm could bring flooding to Mexico and Central America.
Officials in Cancun issued a yellow alert on Sunday, indicating the storm presented “moderate” danger.
Footage released by Mara Lezama, President of the Municipality of Benito Juarez in the state of Quintana Roo, shows cleanup efforts in Cancun after the storm downed trees in the area. Credit: Mara Lezama via Storyful