24th October - Today's News: Hurricane Patricia Hits Mexico

Afte rmaking landfall in Mexico as the strongest hurricane ever recorded, Hurricane Patricia weakens but still 'extremely dangerous' - the full scale of the devastation - and any casualties - will not be known until daylight so a lot more on this on Monday.  The latest on Hurricane Patricia includes the fact that 5,000mm of rain have fallen in 24 hours.   That's over sixteen feet!   Although it could be a misprint .... ?

And how and why Patricia stands above the four other most severe hurricanes in history

Meanwhile, rain lashes Texas as Hurricane Patricia raises flood fears there too


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