Odile batters Mexico's Baja resorts, knocks out power to most area

September 16, 2014 3:35 AM

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Odile batters Mexico's Baja resorts, knocks out power to most area

CABO SAN LUCAS Mexico (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Odile ground its way up Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Monday, gradually losing strength after forcing the evacuation of thousands and smashing shops open to looters in the popular tourist area.

The government said it would use military and commercial planes to airlift stranded tourists after the peninsula's two major airports were closed on Sunday due to one of the worst storms to hit the luxury retreats of Los Cabos on Mexico's northwestern coast.

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