Although Hurricane Willa decreased in intensity and moved away from the Jalisco coasts, the warning in several municipalities of the state is still maintained.
The governor of Jalisco, Aristóteles Sandoval, reported that there continues to be 2,700 people in shelters due to the winds and high waves.
“They continue to be alert in municipalities from La Huerta, Tomatlan, Villa Purificación (Sierra) Punta Pérula, Puerto Vallarta, due to strong waves and winds and in the mountainous areas the landslides worry us,” he said.
“At the moment we have more than 2,700 people evacuated, we have 23 shelters, more than 80 people from the State Civil Protection and in DIF and other areas coordinated with the Ministry of the Navy and the Federal Government,” he added.
Hurricane Willa made landfall as a Category 3 storm in the State of Sinaloa at 8:00 p.m. local time.