Last Friday, May 8, strong winds that reached up to 220 km/h in the northwestern area of the state of Nuevo León wreaked havoc in several municipalities, including Apodaca, the town hall of our subsidiary Metaltex in Mexico.

In addition, several people witnessed the passing of an unusual tornado that carried different objects flying through the air. The material damage registered by the severe floods includes houses, buildings, as well as important communication routes such as the Monterrey-Saltillo highway that suffered landslides. Unfortunately, the natural phenomenon also claimed the lives of three people.

Metaltex Mexico security cameras also captured the violent storm that during the afternoon knocked down the large and heavy gate of the maneuvering yard. Fortunately, the entire Metaltex México staff and their families are well.