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Thousands still trapped after Mexico floods

18 September 2013 Last updated at 03:52 BST

The Mexican military has airlifted hundreds of tourists stranded in the flooded resort of Acapulco, after deadly storms hit eastern Tamaulipas state and western Guerrero state.

But thousands remain trapped in the city and elsewhere and there are fears the death toll may rise as rescue teams reach remote areas.

Tropical storms Ingrid and Manuel swamped large swathes of the country over the weekend, sparking landslides and causing rivers to overflow in several states.

Will Grant reports.

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