Several Mexican states are alert because of the proximity of Hurricane Rosa

Mexico.- The authorities have declared the state of preparedness in several Mexican states because of the proximity of Hurricane Rosa, category 1 on the Saffir-Simpson scale, which will land on the Baja California peninsula on Monday, according to the National Meteorological Service forecast (SMN). ).

According to Civil Protection, a yellow warning (moderate danger) was issued for the state of Baja California and the northwest of the state of Sonora, both in northwestern Mexico.

In addition, Baja California Sur and the north and the center of Sonora are under green alarm and the state of Sinaloa is under blue alarm, indicating small dangers.

In Sonora it was announced that as a safety measure the lessons will be suspended at different locations on Monday.

And in Sinaloa the operational group of the Civil Protection Council was installed to follow the cyclone, according to the agency on Twitter.

This Friday, the marine navy secretariat of Mexico activated the marine plan "to take measures to prevent

possible, damage to the civilian population "due to the presence of the hurricane.

This program is in line with other tasks of local and governmental authorities to prevent the negative effects that the cyclone could cause.

According to the meteorological prediction, the whirlwind would hit the land on October 1 as a tropical storm in the north of the Baja California peninsula, and would lose its power as it enters the Mexican territory.

Like a tropical depression, it would cross the border with the United States.

"Rosa, as a category 1 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, lies off the coast of the Baja California peninsula, the cloud bundles cover the north and the center of that peninsula," the SMN said in its most recent report.

At 4:00 PM local time (21:00 GMT) Rosa was 415 kilometers southwest of Punta Eugenia, in Baja California Sur, and 485 kilometers west-southwest of Punta Abreojos, also in Baja California Sur.

The cyclone moves to 19 kilometers per hour to the north with maximum sustained wind of 120 kilometers per hour and wind gusts of up to 150 kilometers per hour.

According to the forecast, heavy storms are expected at very strong points (75 to 150 millimeters) in Baja California, Baja California Sur and Sonora.

Strong storms up to punctual very strong (50 to 75 mm) in Sinaloa and Chihuahua and intervals of showers with strong point storms (25 to 50 mm) in Durango.

Besides high waves of 3 to 5 meters on the west coast of the peninsula Baja California.

Also the tropical storm Sergio, which was formed this Saturday, is located south of the coasts of the state of Colima.

"The circulation reinforces the potential for storms in the western states of Mexico," the text said.

At this moment it is located 860 kilometers south of Manzanillo, the state of Colima, and runs westward to 20 kilometers per hour with a continuous wind of 100 kilometers per hour and gusts of 120 kilometers per hour.

In the next few days, it could become a category 3 hurricane, but further away from the Mexican coast.

Sergio is the eighteenth cyclone of the hurricane season in the Mexican Pacific.

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