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07-09-10, 08:57 AM
Tropical Depression Eleven-E was a short-lived but devastating tropical cyclone that killed at least 54 people in Guatemala.

In Guatemala, the depression produced torrential rainfall which triggered a series of deadly landslides along the Inter-American Highway. At least 50 people are known to have been killed along the highway; four others died in a separate event in Quetzaltenango. In Mexico, severe flooding was reported.


People try to recover belongings during flooding in Santa Ana Mixta, Guatemala, Monday Sept. 6, 2010. At least 54 people have died after days of torrential rains. Moises Castillo/AP