MEXICO CITY (AFP) Sep 14, 2004
Hurricane Javier strengthened as it churned off Mexico's Pacific coast Monday, with winds at 195 kilometers (120 miles) per hour, the national weather service said.
Javier was spotted 455 kilometers (280 miles) southwest of Manzanillo, Colima, in western Mexico, traveling at 17 kilometers (10 miles) per hour.
Meanwhile, deadly Hurricane Ivan threatened Mexico's Gulf coast, located 220 kilometers (145 miles) east of Cancun, after killing 69 people as it tore through the Caribbean.All rights reserved. © 2005 Agence France-Presse. Sections of the information displayed on this page (dispatches, photographs, logos) are protected by intellectual property rights owned by Agence France-Presse. As a consequence, you may not copy, reproduce, modify, transmit, publish, display or in any way commercially exploit any of the content of this section without the prior written consent of Agence France-Presse.