At least six people have died and thousands have been evacuated in southeastern Mexico after Tropical Storm Gamma lashed the Yucatan Peninsula's resort-studded coast with near-hurricane force winds.
Mexico's civil defence agency said on Sunday that four of the deaths, including two children, were in Chiapas, where a landslide on a mountainous slope buried their home.
The other two deaths were in Tabasco state, where one person was dragged away by the water and another drowned.
Gamma, along with cold fronts, combined over the weekend to cause extreme rains in parts of the Yucatan Peninsula and Chiapas, affecting more than half a million people.
The hardest-hit state was Tabasco, where more than 3400 residents were evacuated to shelters.
The storm came ashore on Saturday near Tulum with maximum sustained winds of nearly 110 km/h or just short of hurricane force, according to the US National Hurricane Center in Miami.
Mexican authorities continued to warn people in Yucatan on Sunday afternoon as Gamma remained stalled offshore.
The hurricane centre said Gamma was about 205 km northeast of Progreso, Mexico, and had maximum sustained winds of 95 km/h.
The state's tourism department reported on Friday on Twitter that more than 41,000 tourists were present in Quintana Roo, with hotels in Cancun and Cozumel already at more than 30 per cent occupancy.
The area only recently reopened to tourism after a pandemic shutdown.
Australian Associated Press