In the early hours of Friday, the powerful storm Norma, rated category 3, is approaching Baja California Inside Mexico, with causal predictions of rain strong and possible flooding at the US border.
With sustained winds of up to 115 miles per hour, Norma was moving north at 7 mph. In the early morning, it was about 335 miles south of Cabo San Lucas, a city known for its resorts.
Norma is expected to reach the Baja California peninsula late Friday and begin Saturday. Although it is expected to weaken in the coming days, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, it still represents a significant threat.
The heavy rain accompanying Norma could cause flooding in southern Baja California this week. Apart from flooding, landslides and strong winds are also expected.
The southern part of Baja California Sur will likely experience the worst effects of the storm, according to the report. NHC.
The meteor intensified on Wednesday until it arrived Category 4but on Thursday it lost strength and weakened to move to Category 3, according to meteorologist measurements.
The NHC expects the meteor to continue to weaken before making landfall, possibly on the coast of Baja California a category 1 storm.
After reaching the continental area, the models suggest that the tropical moisture coming from the storm may affect the US next week in combination with tropical rain from another disturbance lingering in the Pacific.
Residents and visitors to these areas must be prepared and follow the weather updates. Remember, safety comes first. If you are in an evacuation zone, follow the instructions of local authorities.