Flooding in Mexico
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Flooding on Mexico’s Gulf Coast

Flooding in Mexico
Residents make their way out of a flooded street in Villahermosa, Mexico. At least 80% of the swampy state of Tabasco is under water. (Jaime Avalos / EPA)
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Villahermosa residents wade in water up to their waists. A week of heavy rains forced hundreds of thousands of people out of their homes and rescue teams are attempting to reach tens of thousands still trapped inside houses and on rooftops. (Jaime Avalos / EPA)
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People try to keep a van afloat in high waters. The rain has stopped, but weather officials predict another storm is on its way. (Gilberto Villasana / AFP / Getty Images)
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Soldiers lay down sandbags to keep floodwaters at bay. The damage estimates are expected to include millions of dollars in agricultural losses from key crops such as bananas, corn and beans. (America Rocio / Associated Press)
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Villahermosa residents use a rope for support as they evacuate a flooded area. Hundreds of thousands of people have had to leave their homes amid rising waters. (Marco Ugarte / Associated Press)
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A weak of heavy rains caused the Carrizal and Grijalva rivers to overflow and fill homes with murky brown water. (Jaime Valos / EPA)
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Rescue boats guide people out of flooded neighborhoods. Tabasco’s governor said that half of the state’s 2 million residents were affected by the floods. (Jaime Valos / EPA)
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People took to rooftops and balconies to avoid the rising waters. (Jaime Valos / EPA)
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People watch the floodwaters on a dry stretch of street. Hotels, parking garages and other dry buildings were turned into makeshift shelters. (Jaime Valos / EPA)
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