Topical storm Eta brought heavy rainfall across south and south east Mexico affecting over 100,000 people. At least 21 people have been killed and thousands of homes destroyed.
The worst affected areas of Tabasco, Chiapas and Veracruz, received torrential rain trigggering landslides which claimed 2000 homes. Further landslides have been reported in the municipalities of Yajalón, Tila and Chilón.
At least 10 rivers have burst their banks in the Gulf coast state, causing widespread flooding. The army, navy and Civil Protection services are helping people evacuate their homes.
The National Meteorological Service has forecast more torrential rain in Tabasco, Chiapas and Quintana Roo in the coming days.
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