This afternoon heavy rain caused hail floods, power outages and fallen trees in the metropolitan area of Monterrey, in the state of Nuevo León.
Shopping centers were flooded, in corridors and parking places.
The Galerías Monterrey shopping mall was surrounded by water.
– francisco avila (@AvilaSpota) September 2, 2018
The roof of a supermarket collapsed.
In Colonia Morelos, north of the royal capital, the drainage system was exceeded, so that the water came out through the sieves.
The website Webcams of Mexico has published a video that shows how the water curtain covers the metropolitan area.
– Webcams from Mexico (@webcamsdemexico) September 2, 2018
– Joaquín Muñoz (@ Kino85) September 2, 2018
The Topo Chico stream and the Santa Catarina river increased the flow considerably.
At least 10 colonies are reported without electric light and the fall of different trees.
In an interview for FOROtv, Miguel Perales, deputy operational director of Civil Protection of Nuevo León, reported that work is being done in the areas where there was damage.
The Mayor of Monterrey, Adrián de la Garza, wrote in his Twitter account:
"There are rain and hail in different parts of the city If you have problems with electricity, call 071 CFE, 911 emergency number or Monterrey Civil Protection at 5102-8917."
There are rain and hail in different parts of the city. If you are having problems with electricity, please contact CFE 071, emergency number 911 or Monterrey Civil Protection at 5102-8917.
– Adrián de la Garza (@AdrianDeLaGarza) September 2, 2018
Tropical depression turns into tropical storm Olivia
The National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported Sunday that tropical depression 17-E has intensified to tropical storm Olivia, south of the Baja California Peninsula and its circulation boosts the chances of rainfall in Western Mexico.
In the most recent announcement of the body that is dependent on the National Water Commission (Conagua), he said the tropical depression is located 805 kilometers southwest of Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur.
He reported that the natural phenomenon recorded sustained wind of 75 kilometers per hour and wind gusts of 95 kilometers per hour, with a displacement to the west-northwest by 15 kilometers per hour, conditions that enhance the potential for rain in the west of the country.
That is why the National Meteorological Department urged the general public to take extreme precautionary measures in the areas mentioned for rain, wind and waves (including shipping) and to comply with the recommendations of the authorities of the National System of Civil Protection. , in every entity.
With information from FOROtv and Notimex