Tropical Storm Karl makes landfall on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

September 15th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by BNO News  

MIAMI (BNO NEWS) — Tropical storm Karl made landfall near Chetumal, Mexico on the Yucatan Peninsula on Wednesday morning, meteorologists say.

Data from the Belize City radar indicates that the center of Karl made landfall at about 7:45 a.m. CDT (1245 UTC) on the Yucatan PenĂ­nsula about 50 kilometers (30 miles) east-northeast of Chetumal, the capital of Quintana Roo state, the Miami-based U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

Karl has maximum sustained winds of 100 km/hr (65 mph).

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