33 Sunken Boats Raise Worries About Missing Crews in Acapulco

33 Sunken Boats Raise Worries About Missing Crews in Acapulco

Hurricane Otis hit Acapulco in Mexico as a Category 5 hurricane, making it the strongest Pacific hurricane.

After Hurricane Otis, 33 sunken boats were found in Acapulco Bay, with many crew members missing. 47 people, including three foreigners, have been confirmed dead. They need to lift these sunken boats to check for victims, but with only one crane, it'll take weeks. Families are anxiously waiting for news about their missing loved ones and are demanding faster search and rescue operations.
On 26 October 2023, Hurricane Otis hit Acapulco as a Category 5 hurricane, making it the strongest Pacific hurricane to ever make landfall at this intensity, surpassing Hurricane Patricia.
Acapulco Bay is located on the Pacific coast of Mexico, in the state of Guerrero.
In Acapulco, known for its luxury yachts and tourist boats, this is one of the worst maritime disasters the city has faced. The death toll may rise as families wait for news. The hurricane also caused extensive damage to the city, with thousands of homes affected, and power restoration is delayed due to the destruction.

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