Hurricane Agatha: the storm is rapidly intensifying in eastern Pacific heading towards Mexico

Agatha, first Hurricane of east pacific season maximum steady winds of 110 mph like of 10:00 pm Sunday, the National Hurricane Center reported: up from 60 mph steady winds at the same time on Saturday night. gusts of wind of up up to 130 miles per hour.

Agatha now just shy of a Category 3 storm and is expected to continue to gain strength before making landfall on Monday evening near Salina Cruz, Mexico.

The storm is located about 125 miles to the southwest. of Puerto Angel, Mexico on a Sunday evening update.

Hurricane warning is in effect for Salina Cruz in Lagunas de Chacahua. Tropical Storm Warnings in effect for Salina Cruz east to Boca de Pijijiapan and Lagunas de Chacahua west to Punta Maldonado.

Tropical storm conditions expected arrive across southern Mexico on a Sunday night with hurricane conditions approaching in in warning area Monday.

“Storm surge could flood the coast near and to the east. of where is the center passes Coast in areas of Onshore winds, the National Hurricane Center said. “The surge can be accompanied by large and destructive waves.”

In addition to the storm surge, heavy rains from Agatha will hit portions of in southern Mexico from Sunday to Tuesday evening.

“The heaviest rain is predicted in the Mexican state. of Oaxaca, where 10 to 16 inches are expected, but individual amounts up up to 20 inches possible”, the hurricane center said in a statement.

After crossing the ground, the balance is low of scattered Agatha may have reappeared in the southern part of the bay of Mexico in the middle of This week.

National Hurricane Center allocated 30% chance of development over in next five days later region.



Leave a ReplyCancel reply

Exit mobile version