Evacuations in Puerto Vallarta have begun ahead of Hurricane Patricia

Civil Protections have begun evacuations ahead of Hurricane Patricia throughout the coastal areas of Colima, Jalisco, and Nayarit, including an estimated 20,000 in the area of Vallarta-Nayarit. A total of 50,000 people are expected to be evacuated before Friday afternoon, according to civil protections in the three states.

The City of Puerto Vallarta has established 18 shelter locations to house evacuees. The city urges residents who do not feel safe in their location to visit the nearest shelter. Residents can find a list of shelters . . .

This independent news site is supported by subscribers.