Hurricane Ernesto closes in on Mexican coast
Hurricane Ernesto closed in on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula on Tuesday, pouring rain over the city of Chetumal and sending some residents and tourists into shelters.


Ernesto had top sustained winds of 85 miles per hour (140 km per hour) and was located 65 miles (105 km) east of Chetumal, Mexico, the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said in its 8:00 p.m. EDT (2100 GMT) advisory. (Reuters)