Tropical Storm Dolly moves ashore off Mexico Gulf coast; Tropical Storm Norbert in Pacific

September 3, 2014 7:54 AM

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Tropical Storm Dolly moves ashore off Mexico Gulf coast; Tropical Storm Norbert in Pacific

MEXICO CITY – Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Dolly threatened flash floods and mudslides in mountainous areas as it moved in from Mexico's Gulf coast, where authorities had readied shelters and suspended school classes on Wednesday.

The U.S. Hurricane Center said Dolly was located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south-southeast of Tampico late Tuesday evening. The storm's maximum sustained winds were near 45 mph (75 kph) and it was moving to the west at 9 mph (15 kph).

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