Hurricane Cosmos hit Mexico's Pacific coast Wednesday, ripping through the resort town of Puerto Escondido and damaging buildings but causing no injuries, authorities said.
The storm was heading northeast when it developed into a hurricane, Mexico's National Meteorological Service said. It is the second hurricane of the 1989 season in the region.In Puerto Escondido, 270 miles southeast of Mexico City, the hurricane hit several restaurants, breaking windows and causing serious water damage, authorities said. There were no injuries reported.
Cosmos was first spotted by satellite 93 miles southeast of Acapulco moving at 23 mph. Winds at the center of the hurricane measured at 88 mph.