The deaths were reported in Yecuatla town, Sierra de Misantla, in the municipality of Tuxpan, and in Atzalan community after the tropical storm made landfall near the port of Veracruz Sunday night, a news agency reported citing Veracruz's civil protection office.

More than 100 homes were also damaged in the landslides. The tropical storm would continue to weaken in the coming hours, said local weather forecast service.


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