Tropical Storm Andres It was formed on Sunday, May 9th off the coast of MichoacanAnd it broke a historical record, because never before had, in the records, a system of this size soon arose in the northeastern region of the Pacific Ocean.
According to the National Weather Service (SMN), Monday May 10, Mother’s Day, dawned the system It was located about 685 kilometers southwest of Playa Pirola, in Jalisco, And 915 kilometers south of Cabo San Lucas, in Baja California Sur.
at present, Still a tropical storm, With maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour, and stronger gusts of up to 85 kilometers per hour.
Vortex hurricane Moving in the opposite direction to the Mexican territory, Heading northwest, bound deeper and deeper into the waters of the Pacific Ocean. However, due to its wide circulation, wide cloud ranges and slow motion, this is to be expected It still affects the western states of Mexico throughout the day.
This Monday, Andres will be in the south of the Baja California Peninsula, far from the national soil. However, its circulation will keep the moisture coming in with torrential rains and electric shocks in the western part of the country.
According to the Climate Agency, the hurricane will generate the following rain in the next few hours:
* Bathing (5.1 to 25 liters per square meter): Colima.
* high rain (25 to 50 liters per square meter): Michoacan, Guanajuato and Jalisco.
The tropical storm class precedes the hurricane class. The latter is announced when continuous winds exceed 118 km / h. However, Andres is not expected to condense in the next few hoursQuite the contrary: Throughout the morning, meteorologists expect it to degrade into a tropical depression, and reduce its strength.
They urged the general population in the affected state areas, including marine navigation, to respond to the recommendations of the state authorities in the national civil protection system.
Tropical Storm Andres’s Path
Early on a Monday, “Andrés” is located off the coast of Jalisco. It is expected to continue to advance towards the northwest, gradually moving away from the national territory.
As the system moves to the sea, leaving the Mexican coasts behind, it will also lose its potency. By 1:00 PM on May 10, it is expected to become Tropical depression, With winds of 55 to 75 kilometers per hour. Then it is located about 685 kilometers southwest of Playa Pirola, in Jalisco.
One day later, at 1:00 PM on May 11th, the hurricane will have degraded to Residual low pressure. According to track forecasts, you will at that time be 750 kilometers west-southwest of Playa Perola, and increasingly distant from the mainland.
Tropical storm “Andres” was formed from Tropical Depression 1-EArose in the early hours of Sunday, and progressed to a start Hurricane season 2021 In the Pacific Ocean, which starts every year on May 15th.