Tropical Storm Agatha death toll rises to 135
Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Agatha has killed 135 people in Central America, where more than 150,000 people have been evacuated since last week because of flooding, dpa reported.
In Guatemala, which has been worst affected by the rains, authorities have counted 109 deaths and scores injured as the toll continued to mount Monday.
More than 100,000 people were evacuated from endangered areas in Guatemala. About half the deaths have occurred in Chimaltenango province.
In Honduras, the death toll was 17, and nine people died in El Salvador.
Authorities in all three countries reported serious damage to homes and infrastructure from the storm. Agatha is the first named storm of this year's Pacific hurricane season.
Heavy rainfall from the storm reached into southern Mexico.