Photos: Twin storms wreak havoc in Mexico

Photos: Twin storms wreak havoc in Mexico

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A man wades in a flooded street in Acapulco, Guerrero state, Mexico following tropical storm Manuel which landed in the Pacifiic coast of Mexico on September 15, 2013. Hurricane Ingrid and Tropical Storm Manuel triggered rain, landslides and floods on Mexico's east and west coasts Sunday, killing at least 20 people and forcing thousands to evacuate before landfall. Manuel was weakening after making landfall near the Colima state town of Manzanillo, packing top winds of almost 50 miles (85 kilometers) per hour as it moved northwest, the US hurricane center said. AFP PHOTO/PEDRO PARDO (Photo credit should read Pedro PARDO/AFP/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press / Getty Images

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Posted on September 17, 2013 at 1:19 PM

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) -- Twin storms left scenes of havoc on both of Mexico's coasts on Tuesday, with tens of thousands of tourists stranded in resort city of Acapulco on the Pacific and heavy damage reported along the Gulf coast.

The death toll from the combined punch of Hurricane Ingrid and Tropical Storm Manuel rose from 34 to 38 overnight, according to Mexico's federal Civil Protection coordinator, Luis Felipe Puente.

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