Unlike the rapid damage estimates produced for hurricaneshitting the U.S., projections for the impact on Mexico whereHurricane Emily struck the Yucatan Peninsula Monday are lagging,and modelers have yet to guess the insured loss.

By Monday afternoon, a report said the resort island of Cozumeland the resort town of Cancun had suffered little damage other thandebris and power outages after Hurricane Emily struck.

The National Weather Service (NWS) said Emily struck the easternshore of the Yucatan as a Category 4 hurricane on the five-pointSaffir-Simpson scale, with sustained winds of 135 mph some timearound 2 a.m. Monday.

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