Mexico Hit By Two Severe Storms

UPDATE: At least 34 people have been killed in Mexico from the hurricane and storm that converged on the country from the east and west coasts.

Rain water pours into the beach due to heavy rains caused by Tropical Storm Manuel in the Pacific resort city of Acapulco, Mexico, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. cache.daylife.com

Tropical Storm Manuel hit Sunday from the Pacific coast, while Hurricane Ingrid made landfall Monday on Mexico’s Gulf Coast.

In this image provided by NOAA taken Sunday Sept. 15, 2013 at 2:45 a.m. ET shows hurricane Ingrid in the Gulf of Mexico approaching the coast of Mexico and tropical storm Manuel just off the western coast of Mexico. cache.daylife.com

The past few days Mexico has been inflicted with rain storms and high winds that have caused floods and landslides.

Army soldiers and a civilian look out into a flooded street caused by Tropical Storm Manuel in the city of Chilpancingo, Mexico, Sunday Sept. 15, 2013. cache.daylife.com

The severe weather led to the cancellation of Independence Day celebrations planned for Sunday and Monday in many communities.

Rain water pours into the beach due to heavy rains caused by Tropical Storm Manuel in the Pacific resort city of Acapulco, Mexico, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. cache.daylife.com

Some of the heaviest damage was in the southern coastal state of Guerrero, where 15 deaths were reported from Manuel. People have been killed by landslides, drownings in overflowing rivers, and car crashes on the rain-swept mountain highway.

Rains from Ingrid caused landslides that killed three people in the central state of Puebla, and one person was reported dead in Oaxaca. Three deaths were reported in Hidalgo, one of which was a woman who died when a landslide buried her house.

Flood-affected residents travel on the back of a truck through a flooded neighbourhood in Poza Rica, in the Mexican state of Veracruz September 14, 2013. cache.daylife.com

Gov. Javier Duarte of Veracruz said a landslide that smashed into a bus traveling through the town of Altotonga . The governor added the death toll could grow as bodies were recovered.

A car lies on its side after a portion of a hill collapsed due to heavy rains in the Pacific resort city of Acapulco, Mexico, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. cache.daylife.com

More than 23,000 people have been forced to leave their homes. Of those who have been evacuated at least 9,000 went to emergency shelters while others are staying with friends and families.

Mexican marines carry an elderly woman to a shelter after her home was flooded by rains caused by tropical storm Manuel in Acapulco, Guerrero state, cache.daylife.com

Mexican marines walk along a road flooded by rains caused by tropical storm Manuel in Acapulco, Guerrero state, Mexico on September 15, 2013. cache.daylife.com

Residents wade through a flooded street in Poza Rica, in the Mexican state of Veracruz September 14, 2013. cache.daylife.com

Flood waters caused by Tropical Storm Manuel enter a neighborhood in the city of Chilpancingo, Mexico, Sunday Sept. 15, 2013. cache.daylife.com

Manuel came ashore as a tropical storm Sunday afternoon, but quickly lost strength and was downgraded to a tropical depression late Sunday. It dissipated into an unorganized rain system Monday, dumping heavy rains on several states.

Ingrid was downgraded to a tropical depression by Monday night.

A sewage canal carries raging rain water caused by Tropical Storm Manuel as it begins to overflow in the city of Chilpancingo, Mexico, Sunday Sept. 15, 2013. cache.daylife.com

A week ago, 13 people were killed in Veracruz when their homes were buried under a landslide caused by heavy rains.

Army soldiers work to try to get their vehicle out of a flooded portion of a road caused by Tropical Storm Manuel in the city of Chilpancingo, Mexico, Sunday Sept. 15, 2013. cache.daylife.com

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