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Last Updated: Saturday, 22 October 2005, 00:38 GMT 01:38 UK
In pictures: Hurricane Wilma
Knocked power lines in Cancun, eastern Mexico
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Mexico and Cuba are being lashed by Hurricane Wilma, which has made landfall on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.
A crowded shelter in Cancun, Mexico
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Thousands of locals and tourists on the peninsula are being given shelter from the powerful storm.
A man watches huge waves in Cancun, eastern Mexico
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The Category Four hurricane has turned Mexico's famous resort of Cancun into a virtual ghost town.
Palms blown in hurricane winds in Cancun, Mexico
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Forecasters have warned the hurricane will linger over the Yucatan Peninsula until Sunday.
Evacuation in Cuba
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In Cuba, officials have ordered more than 350,000 people to leave low-lying areas.
Sign in Port Charlotte, Florida
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Preparations are being made in Florida, where the storm is expected to hit late on Sunday or early on Monday.
Flooding in the parish of Clarendon, west of Kingston, Jamaica
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Wilma has already killed at least 13 people in Jamaica and Haiti and caused widespread flooding.
Hondurans walk the beach during a heavy rain
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Wilma has also lashed the Central American state of Honduras with heavy rains.




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