Mexico was hit by tropical storm Katia less than 24 hours after the most powerful earthquake that hit the country in the last 100 years – a devastating 8.1 magnitude earthquake – killed at least 61 people. Among a tsunami, loud booms and mysterious flash, the tropical storm and the dangerous earthquake produced

huge and deep cracks in the ground, splitting up Jáltipan, Veracruz in half. Tropical storm Katia made landfall on Saturday as Mexico struggles to recover from the earthquake. The massive 8.1 earthquake struck 60 miles off the southern coast of Mexico near the town of Pijijiapan. The earthquake was felt across Mexico and as far as Austin, Texas more than 1,300 miles from the epicenter. READ MORE