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Sep 15, 2014 1:10 PM

Mexican Resort Town Pummeled By Powerful Hurricane Odile

Odile, the strongest hurricane on record to make landfall on Mexico's Baja California, slammed into the tourist resort of Cabo San Lucas with winds up to 115 mph and is now moving up the massive peninsula.

"We haven't seen one get so close and with the possibility of impact, and of such a nature," Wenceslao Petit, head of emergency services in Los Cabos, was quoted by Reuters as saying of the Category 3 hurricane. "There aren't words for this."

The National Hurricane Center says Odile made landfall at 10:45 p.m. MDT (12:45 a.m.


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