Carlotta kills 2, weakens to tropical depression

A store with a living space at the

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A store with a living space at the top lays in ruins after being damaged by Hurricane Carlotta along the Pacific coast in Puerto Escondido, Mexico. (June 16, 2012) (Credit: AP)

Carlotta was downgraded to a tropical depression on Saturday as the system rapidly weakened after killing two young sisters in its march across southern Mexico.

The National Weather Service's National Hurricane Center in Miami said Saturday that the government of Mexico had discontinued all watches and warnings for Carlotta, which reached hurricane strength on Friday. Earlier Saturday, the...

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