Tropical storm “Willa” evolves into category 4 hurricane.
According to the National Water Commission, “Willa” could touch land causing possible destruction in the central and southern areas of Sinaloa.
Tropical storm “Willa” evolved into category 1 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale and is located southwest of the coasts of Colima, reported the National Meteorological Service (SMN).
The phenomenon will maintain the potential for very strong and intense storms in Sinaloa, Michoacán, Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima, and Guerrero.
In the most recent notice issued by the agency dependent on the National WaterCommission (Conagua) reported that the hurricane “Willa” is located 390 kilometers southwest of Manzanillo, and 400 kilometers south-southwest of Playa Perula, Jalisco.
The natural phenomenon registers sustained winds of 140 kilometers per hour and gusts exceeding 165 kilometers per hour, with a displacement towards the northwest at 11 kilometers per hour.
The SMN provides waves of one to two meters, with possible formation of waterspouts off the coast of Jalisco, Colima and Michoacan.
Therefore, he recommended to the population extreme precautions in the areas of the states mentioned for rain, wind, and waves (including maritime navigation) and meet the recommendations issued by the authorities of the National System of Civil Protection, in each entity.
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