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In pictures: Mexico hit by hurricane
Damage in Mexican resort of Cancun
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Hurricane Emily has blown down trees and signs in the Mexican resort of Cancun.
Damage in Mexican resort of Cancun
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Strong winds and rains have lashed the town and other areas along Mexico's Caribbean coast.
Deserted beaches in Cancun
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Hurricane Emily has cleared the resort's beaches of tourists.
A Mexican soldier carries a baby into a shelter
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The Mexican army has been deployed to help move local people to shelters across the Yucatan peninsula.
Police move people in Cancun.
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Police hang on tight through strong winds as they move people from the path of the storm.
Tourists in Mexico queue for shelters
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Thousands of tourists in Mexico's popular coastal resorts have been ordered to leave their hotels and gather in shelters.
Tourists and Mexicans take shelter in a gym in Cancun
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In Cancun a gymnasium has been turned into a temporary bunker.
Children in a shelter in Cancun
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There, children wait out the storm during their interrupted holidays.

Thousands flee hurricane's path
18 Jul 05 |  Americas


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