Hurricane Delta makes landfall near Cancun

Its being called a hurricane season unlike any other. Now, Hurricane Delta has made landfall on the northeastern coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula – just south of Cancun.  Its packing winds near 200 kilometres per hour. Officials are warning that there will likely be a dangerous storm surge along the coast, which could raise water levels by as much as four metres. About 2,000 people took refuge in shelters in Quintana Roo state. The local governor iis warning residents and tourists that it is the strongest storm since Hurricane Wilma in 2005.