Hurricane Patricia Isn't A 'Catastrophic' Hit In Mexico
The Category 5 hurricane was downgraded to a tropical storm Saturday, hours after hitting Mexico's coast with winds around 165 mph.By Matt Moreno | October 24, 2015
For being one of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded, Hurricane Patricia's impact on Mexico could have been much worse.
Hurricane Patricia hit Mexico late Friday, causing extensive damage throughout the west coast. As of Saturday, no deaths or injuries were reported and the hurricane's strength had tapered off quickly. (Video via Al Jazeera)
Still, the Category 5 hurricane was no joke with heavy winds and rain, flash flooding and mudslides reported from the coastline. Winds were around 165 mph when it made landfall, a considerable downgrade from the recorded 200 mph winds hours earlier. (Video via MSNBC)