New storm forms off Mexico; toll from earlier storm hits 39

08/07/16 The Washington Post 

MEXICO CITY — The death toll from the remnants of Hurricane Earl rose to 39 in Mexico on Sunday as a new tropical storm formed off the country’s Pacific Coast.

At least 28 people died in multiple mudslides in the mountainous north of Puebla state, National Civil Protection Coordinator Luis Felipe Puente said in an interview with ForoTV. He said 25 of the dead were in various parts of the township of Huauchinango and three were in Tlaola.

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