Within the framework of the National Public Security Strategy and given the proximity of Hurricane Norma, the National Guard (GN) activated the Social Assistance Plan in Emergency Cases in the state of Baja California Sur (Plan GN-A) in its preventive phase, to support the population that may be affected.
In coordination with authorities from the three levels of government, the national guards are preparing support brigades and conducting patrols in vulnerable towns and neighborhoods in the municipalities of Los Cabos and La Paz, to invite the population to move from dangerous areas, as well as to be aware of the notices issued by the Civil Protection authorities.
This meteorological event is estimated to cause heavy rains, in addition to the formation of waterspouts and waves of 4 to 6 meters high on the coasts of Baja California Sur, Sinaloa and Nayarit; as well as an increase in the level of rivers and streams, which can cause damage to urban areas, landslides and floods.
In case of any event, the members of this institution are organized as a reaction force and distributed in groups to provide security, traffic control, search and rescue of people, evacuation of dangerous areas, as well as relocation and maintenance of authorized shelters. .
This typhoon, which in recent hours has improved to category 3 on the Saffir-Simpson scale, with maximum winds of 195 km/h and gusts of 240 km/h, is expected to make landfall in the area in Cabo San Lucas.
Meanwhile, National Guard personnel deployed in the states of Nayarit, Sinaloa and Sonora are on permanent alert due to the possible impact of this meteorological phenomenon.
The National Guard continues to coordinate with authorities from three levels of government to help the population, with the aim of protecting the integrity and property of residents in areas affected by natural disasters.