Mazatlan prepares security protocol for hurricane season

For this period, 17 phenomena were forecast in the Pacific and some of them could affect Mexico.

Mazatlán, Sin. For the hurricane season that begins on May 15 and ends on November 30, 17 phenomena were forecast for the Pacific, and some of them could affect Mexico.

The National Hurricane Center (NHC, for its acronym in English), released the approximate number of hurricanes forecast in 2020.

According to the forecast, two tropical depressions, 11 tropical storms, five moderate hurricanes of categories 1 and 2, as well as four intense hurricanes of categories 3, 4, and 5 are expected.

For such natural phenomena, there are already names, such as Amanda, Boris, Cristina, Douglas, Elida, Fausto, Genevieve, Hernan, Iselle, Julio, Karina, Lowell, Marie, Norbert, Odalys, Polo, Rachel, Simón, Trudy, Vence, Winnie, Xavier, Yolanda, and Zeke.

In this regard, the Captain of the Port of Mazatlán, José Enrique Mora Reyes, confirmed that they are preparing the security protocol for this 2020 hurricane season.

He pointed out that they work in coordination with federal, state, and municipal authorities on prevention measures, to avoid regrettable situations.

“We transmitted the information to the maritime community, particularly to the ships that sail of Mazatlan, and in September to the shrimp boats”, said José Enrique Mora Reyes

Mora Reyes recalled that in 2019, 19 weather events were forecast, and in the end there were 21.

Source: OEM

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