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Heavy rain, waves cause flooding in Mexican resort of Acapulco

ACAPULCO, Mexico: Mexican officials say heavy rains and large waves have caused flooding in low-lying parts of the Pacific coast resort of Acapulco.

City civil defense Director Jorge Pacheco said Monday that teams were working to clear the roads of flooding that cut off Acapulco's airport and affected about 5,000 homes.

Port Capt. Antonio Piza said the port was closed to small craft because of high surf.
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