The National Water Commission (Conagua) reported through the National Meteorological Service that hurricane Rosa will touch the earth as a tropical storm, the afternoon of this Monday, October 1, between four and six o'clock in the afternoon, Pacific time zone in San Quintín, Baja California and Punta Eugenia, Baja California Sur.
In a statement, Conagua said that surveillance zones would be maintained, from Cabo San Quintín to Punta Abreojos, on the west coast of the Baja California peninsula, and from Bahía de los Ángeles to San Felipe, on the east coast.
Hurricane Rosa, added the report of the SMN, today at 1:00 pm, time from the center of Mexico, still has category 1 on the scale of Saffir-Simpson and was located about 485 km (km) southwest of Punta Eugenia and 530 km west-southwest of Punta Abreojos, with wind speeds of 120 kilometers per hour (km / h), gusts of 140 km / h and displacement to the north-east of 20 km / h.
According to the prediction models, Rosa will gradually begin to reduce its intensity; The hurricane clouds will cause potential for very strong to intense storms on the Baja California Peninsula and northwestern Mexico, as well as waves of three to five meters high on the west coast.
Rosa's remains will continue to cause rain in the country
The Bureau recalled that watery saturation of the soil, mainly in the Pacific, from Sinaloa to Chiapas, for which it has recommended extreme precautions to the population for possible mudslides and landslides, as well as flooding of rivers and effects on roads through the persistent rains and respond to the call of the authorities of the national civil protection system.
The Conagua and the SMN encourage the population to stay informed of the weather conditions via the websites www.gob.mx/conagua and http://smn.conagua.gob.mx, as well as in the Twitter accounts @conagua_mx and @conagua_clima and Facebookwww.facebook.com/conaguamx.
ASK FOR TAKING PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES IN BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR
The authorities of the federal states urged the public to stay abreast of the relocation of Hurricane Rosa category 1, which is located 625 kilometers southwest of Punta Eugenia, South Baja California this morning and the potential for very strong storms. in that area and in northwestern Mexico.
At the session of the State Council for Civil Protection, led by Governor Carlos Mendoza Davis, it was announced that hurricane Rosa is heading north of the Baja California peninsula.
During the meeting of the previous day, the state president repeated the call to stay informed and follow this meteorological phenomenon, especially in the municipality of Mulegé, in order to avoid risks.
He confirmed that no changes have been planned so far in terms of classes, so that the development of the hurricane will be monitored, so that, if necessary, school activities are suspended in the northern zone of Baja California Sur.
As far as the ports are concerned, he indicated that from 30 September until further notice they are closed for navigation, from San Carlos to Isla Natividad.
Hurricane & Rosa; & # 39; degrades to category 1; predicted storms in the Baja California peninsula
Meanwhile, the National Meteorological Service (SMN), under the National Water Commission (Conagua), reported that hurricane Rosa was relegated to category 1 while approaching the Baja California peninsula, which will greatly boost the potential of storms to that peninsula and in the northwest of the country.
He indicated that the meteorological phenomenon is located this morning, 625 kilometers southwest of Punta Eugenia, Baja California Sur, and records continuing winds of 140 kilometers per hour and gusts of more than 165 kilometers per hour, with a displacement to the north of 19 kilometers per hour. hours.
EMITE YELLOW ALERT IN NORTH WEST AND NORTH OF SONORA
The civil protection unit of the state (UEPC) reported that the yellow alarm was activated for 11 municipalities in the northwest and north of Sonora, in view of the possible effects of rain that could be caused by Hurricane Rosa.
In a statement, the agency indicated that, according to the National Water Commission (Conagua) and the state government, yellow alert was declared, San Luis Río Colorado and General Plutarco Elías Calles (Sonoyta).
This report also includes the areas of Puerto Peñasco, Caborca, Pitiquito, Trincheras, Altar, Tubutama, Oquitaa, til and Sáric.
In addition, a green alarm was issued for the municipalities of Nogales, Muris, Santa Ana, Cananea, Benjamín Hill, Magdalena, Carbó, Rayon, Cucurpe, Bacoachi, Hermosillo, San Miguel de Horcasitas, Aconchi, Banamichi, Baviacora, San Felipe de Jesús, Huepac , Opodepe and Ures.
The Government Secretariat, through the UEPC, said that the National Meteorological Service predictions and the National Hurricane Center of the United States indicate that Hurricane Rosa is already category 1.
With information from Notimex