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Peninsula on alert for the arrival of powerful ‘Cordonazo de la...

The powerful squall known locally as the “Cordonazo de la Santa Cruz” is expected to hit the Yucatán Peninsula. Meteorologists say that the annual weather...

Violent storm takes Yucatán by surprise, toppling trees and knocking out...

Some residents called it a refreshing break from the heat wave. They probably weren't the ones who lost power, trees or incurred property damage...

Storm brings flooding, winds and violent light show to Yucatán

Some residents were terrified while others stated they loved the storm. But by any objective measure, Yucatán's overnight deluge was the strongest since October's...

Get ready for a week of wacky weather in Yucatán

The weather this week will be changeable, and clouds are already rolling in. This is actually typical of February in Yucatán. A new cold front...

Strengthening Hurricane Delta roars toward Yucatan

Still dealing with a soaking from a weakening Gamma, the Yucatan Peninsula now has Hurricane Delta to deal with. Delta was strengthening and on course...

Slow-moving Gamma to make landfall again, hitting Merida twice

Tropical Storm Gamma will make landfall for a second time Tuesday morning, this time over Yucatan, state civil protection authorities said. The storm earlier entered...

Prepare for more unsettled weather, maybe even hail, this weekend

Another tropical wave will arrive no later than Saturday, bringing potential thunderstorms this weekend. The storms are due to a pair of tropical waves and...

Evacuated by fishing boat while in labor, Kancab woman gives birth...

A healthy baby boy was born to a 22-year-old Kancab woman who was evacuated from floodwaters while in labor. The patient was rescued taken...

Man drowns attempting to cross flooded street to share groceries

Tropical Storm Cristóbal took the life of a 54-year-old man who attempted to swim across a flooded road to pass groceries to the other side of the street.

Mystery smell emerges as Yucatan dries out from Cristobal

Cristobal left Yucatan a little parting gift on the way to Louisiana. And it explains the odd odor many residents noticed last night and...

Cristobal moves on, but rain will continue in Yucatan

Hours ago, the raging weather system headed north toward the United States, but skies will remain unsettled Saturday in Yucatan.

Cristobal heads toward Merida, adding higher winds to rain

The center of tropical storm Cristobal remains southwest of Yucatan, but by tonight will get closer to Merida, according to weather forecasts.  Then it is...

Record-breaking rainfall continues, hitting poor communities the hardest

The storm has "begun its journey toward Yucatan," declared a local weather forecaster.

Tropical Storm Cristobal in pictures

Photos tell the story of the damage Cristobal has done to Yucatan while stalled over Campeche.

Yucatan under alert, braces for more drenching from Cristobal

For the western Yucatan Peninsula, a yellow alert has been declared by the state Civil Protection Committee as Tropical Storm Cristobal hovers over Campeche.

Tropical Storm Cristobal prepares to brush the Peninsula

Tropical Storm Cristobal blew ashore and weakened, but will brush by closer to the Yucatan Peninsula as early as Thursday. Cristobal made landfall in Campeche,...

Floods, property damage rampant as downpours continue in Yucatan

After more than 36 hours of continuous rain, Yucatan has exceeded the record set by Hurricane Isidoro in September 2002. According to Conagua, in the...

Families evacuated by military rescuers after Cristobal floods homes

The Ministry of National Defense helped evacuate 60 families in Yaxcabá whose homes were severely flooded in Tuesday's storm. Some residents feared leaving their belongings...

Storm will linger for days, forecasters warn

Today's rains are just the beginning. Tropical Storm Cristobal is nearly stalled in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico, bringing life-threatening flooding to parts of...

Amanda forms and clashes with a tropical wave in Yucatan

Tropical storm Amanda has caused torrential downpours today, not only in Yucatan but also from Chiapas to Quintana Roo, reported Conagua, the national weather...

Fishermen on alert for the damaging winds of the ‘Cordonazo de...

It looks like even Cordonazo is in quarantine. Or maybe the meteorological phenomenon that seafarers dread every year is lost at sea. But there's still...

Rain and hail come to Yucatan, but Centro only gets a...

The bulk of Saturday night's downpours skirted the Centro, but hit equally parched areas south and east of the area. Additionally, a low-pressure trough, combined...

Dramatic storms sweep through Yucatan, bringing lightning and hail

Merida, Yucatan — Rain, lightning, winds and hail hit the region Sunday evening with one of the strongest storms in recent memory. The center...

Cold front whips up beaches, knocks down trees and poles

Strong winds and heavy rain from today's Cold Front No. 31 brought down trees and power lines everywhere.