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The US Department of State published the annual update to the Travel Alerts for Mexico on Thursday morning and classified parts of the country between level 2 and 4, recommending that people visiting Mexican territory be alert for the possibility of risks. There are no restrictions or advisories issued for Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, Chapala, or...
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The State Government of Colima, through the State Unit for Civil Protection (UEPC), announced that during the month of October they recorded 57 earthquakes in the state. The information is based on an analysis carried out by the State Communications and Monitoring Center (CECOM), during the month of October. The UEPC’s general director, Melchor Ursúa...
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Tropical Storm Xavier is bringing heavy rains and gusty winds to Mexico’s central Pacific coast, though it’s expected to head out to sea and avoid a direct hit on land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the storm was centered about 105 miles (170 kilometers) west-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, on Monday morning and was headed...
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Tropical Storm Xavier is moving toward the north near 6 mph (9 km/h). A turn toward the northwest and west-northwest at a similar forward speed is expected tonight and on Monday, followed by a westward motion by Tuesday. On the forecast track, Xavier’s center is expected to remain offshore the coast of southwestern Mexico and...
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Tropical Storm Xavier, which strengthens as it moves east-northeast and is located southwest of the coasts of Colima and Jalisco, reported the National Meteorological Service (SMN). In its Tropical Cyclone notice for the Pacific Ocean, the agency noted that Xavier is the first tropical cyclone to reach the letter “X” since the year 1992, in...
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Hurricane Willa slammed into Mexico’s Pacific coast late on Tuesday, raking it with winds of 120 mph (195 kph) that brought power outages, buffeted buildings, and dumped torrential rain on tourist resorts where thousands of people had moved to safety. Whipping palm trees, bending power lines and causing floods, the center of Willa struck the...
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hurricane willa
Although Hurricane Willa weakened yesterday from a Category 5 – to a Category 4 hurricane, it is still classified as dangerous for residents of Jalisco, Nayarit, Colima, Durango, Sinaloa, and Baja California Sur. Last night Willa remained a potentially catastrophic storm, with winds of 250 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 315 kilometers...
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hurricane willa
Hurricane “Willa” increased to category 2 on the Saffir-Simpson scale and continues to strengthen while the authorities of Nayarit, Sinaloa, and Jalisco remain on alert for the damage it could cause in the coming hours. According to the National Water Commission (Conagua), in Baja California Sur, Durango, Colima, Michoacán and Zacatecas there are also risks...
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The National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported this morning that tropical depression 24-E has formed south of the coasts of Colima and Michoacán. In the most recent notice, they pointed out that at 04:00 hours (9:00 GMT) the system was located 390 kilometers (km) south-southwest of Punta San Telmo, Michoacán and 440 km south of Manzanillo,...
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The first Emergency Center for Tropical Cyclones in Mexico has opened on the southern coast of Jalisco. The building is a multifunctional unit that also meets all the requirements of a fixed temporary shelter. The building has the capacity to withstand strong winds, the impact of a category 5 hurricane and an earthquake of magnitude...
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The Mexican Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a ban on cash fares for ride-hailing firms, setting a key precedent for Uber and other industry players seeking to reach millions of Mexicans without credit cards. By a vote of 8-3, the court ruled that a ban on cash fares in the small western state of...
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tropical storm tara
Tropical Storm Tara drenched Mexico’s central Pacific coast Tuesday while moving just offshore, and forecasters are warning of the danger of possible flash floods and high winds in some areas. Tara weakened as it moved slowly northward just off the coast. It was expected to remain close to land and slip to a depression by...
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Parts of Mexico will endure heavy rain and the risk for mudslides from newly formed Tropical Storm Tara. Tara is the 19th tropical storm to develop in the East Pacific this season and could become the 12th hurricane of the season later this week. While Tara is expected to remain off the coast of western...
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tropical storm tara
At 700 AM CDT (1200 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Tara was located near latitude 17.6 North, longitude 104.3 West. Tara is moving toward the west-northwest at near 2 mph (4 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue for the next day or so. A slightly faster westward motion is forecast to...
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Riviera Nayarit offers its visitors various activities for October, including gastronomic and sports, with the intention of generating higher occupancy rates during the fall season. The Convention and Visitors Bureau of the Riviera Nayarit (OCV) reported in a statement that, along with the Association of Hotels and Motels of Bahía de Banderas, they work all...
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