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Huge search for 28-year-old man missing off Carnival cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico

A huge search was underway Tuesday for a 28-year-old man reported missing from a Carnival cruise ship during “dangerous weather conditions” battering the Gulf of Mexico.

The male passenger, who has not been identified, was reported missing from the Carnival Glory on Monday afternoon, a day after it left New Orleans.

After launching two aircraft, the Coast Guard had to temporarily pause the search overnight due to gale-force winds and rough seas.

“We are currently searching a large area of more than 200 miles of the ship’s voyage path due to the uncertainty of the potential time of him falling overboard,” the Coast Guard said as it resumed the search Tuesday.

“Coast Guard issued broadcasts and messages to mariners in the Gulf of Mexico notifying them of the missing passenger,” the agency added.

“Dangerous weather conditions in the search area have negatively impacted our search efforts,” it said, saying that additional search assets will be launched “as soon as it is safe to do so.”

According to the cruise line’s website, the 952-foot-long Carnival Glory ship can hold up to 2,980 passengers and 1,150 crew members.

Carnival did not immediately return The Post’s request for comment Tuesday.

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