The intensifying tropical storm Nora is moving towards a possible hurricane belt with the Mexican Pacific coast over the weekend, and later in an attack on the Baja California Peninsula.
MEXICO CITY – The intensifying tropical storm Nora rolled on Thursday as possible Hurricane over the weekend they set out for the Mexican Pacific coast, and later went on strike on the Baja California peninsula.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm could bring dangerous floods and landslides over the weekend as it runs parallel to the coast, likely to move just below the point below the Puerto Vallarta region on Saturday, and then likely hit the Los Cabos resort on Monday.
The storm was centered about 270 kilometers 435 kilometers south of the port city of Lazaro Cardenas on Thursday night, moving west-northwest at a speed of 19 kilometers per hour.
Nora had maximum enduring winds of 75 km / h, and hurricane forces were expected to arrive on Saturday. It was a large system, with tropical stormy winds that stretched as far as 335 kilometers from the center.
The hurricane center said the storm could throw 8-12 inches (20 to 30 centimeters) of rain over Mexico’s central coast, with isolated highs of up to 50 centimeters.
It was also the beginning of strong surfing.