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Tourists and residents remain in a shelter in Acapulco, Guerrero... News PhotoAcapulco,Accidents and Disasters,Extreme Weather,Flood,Guerrero,Horizontal,Latin America,Mexico,Rain,Sheltering,Torrential Rain,Tourism,TouristPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTourists and residents remain in a shelter in Acapulco, Guerrero state, Mexico, on September 17, 2013 as heavy rains hit the country. Mexican authorities scrambled Tuesday to launch an air lift to evacuate tens of thousands of tourists stranded amid floods in the resort of Acapulco following a pair of deadly storms. The official death toll rose to 47 after the tropical storms, Ingrid and Manuel, swarmed large swaths of the country during a three-day holiday weekend, sparking landslides and causing rivers to overflow in several states. AFP PHOTO / PEDRO PARDO (Photo credit should read Pedro PARDO/AFP/Getty Images)