Hotels pictured after tourists were evacuated as Hurricane Patricia approaches the Pacific beach resort of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Hotels pictured after tourists were evacuated as Hurricane Patricia approaches the Pacific beach resort of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Hotels pictured after tourists were evacuated as Hurricane Patricia approaches the Pacific beach resort of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico October 23. 2015. Mexico scrambled on Friday to prepare as Hurricane Patricia, one of the strongest storms ever recorded, bore down on its Pacific Coast, prompting the evacuation of thousands of tourists and residents and a mad rush for emergency supplies.The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the Category 5 storm was the strongest ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere, and the World Meteorological Organization compared it to 2013's Typhoon Haiyan, which killed thousands in the Philippines. REUTERS/Henry Romero - RTS5VB0

April 20, 2017 4:28 PM (UTC+8)