Today Lidia has strengthened to category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale, making it a major hurricane that will make landfall in Mexico in the afternoon-evening. In addition, for the following days a new tropical wave, cold front number 5 and the remnants of the storm will cause heavy rain in up to 17 states.
And Lidia will affect today, October 10, mainly with winds of up to 220 kilometers per hour (km/h) on the coasts of Jalisco and Nayarit, as well as the unique waterfalls of Jalisco and strong water in Nayarit, according to data from the National Meteorological Service (SMN).
In addition it causes heavy rains in the states of: Colima, western Guerrero and Michoacán, as well severe to: Sinaloa and Durango.
Consequently, elements of the Ministry of the Navy, Conagua, Ministry of National Defense (Sedena) and other agencies They will help evacuate people who are in danger areas so that they can be taken to shelters.
“We are also working with local authorities to maintain evacuation routes, monitor the channels of streams, rivers and dams in states and dangerous areas,” reported the Civil Protection and Secretariat of Public Security and Citizen Protection of a statement.
How will the new tropical wave with rain affect Wednesday, October 11?
For Wednesday, October 11 a new tropical wave will enter the Yucatan Peninsulawhich in addition to the remnants of Lydia may be the cause very heavy rain in the state of: Chiapas, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, New Leon, Oaxaca, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas and Zacatecas.
Besides It rains heavily on the entities of: Coahuila, Colima, Durango, State of Mexico, San Luis Potosí and Veracruz, so don’t forget to bring your umbrella.
And today there is too winds that reach 70 kilometers per hour (km/h) in entities of: Aguascalientes, Baja California, Baja California Southern, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Mexico State, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Queretaro, San Luis Potosí, Sonora, Veracruz and Zacatecas.
Cold front 5 is headed for Mexico and along with a tropical wave they will hit on Thursday, October 12
On Thursday, October 12, Hurricane Lidia will not affect any of its phases, but The SMN shows that the new tropical wave and cold front number 5 will affect rain and strong windseach one.
Therefore It rains very hard in the entities of: Chiapas and Oxaca; while the water fall can be strong andn: Campeche, Jalisco, Nayarit, Quintana Roo, Sinaloa, Tabasco, Veracruz and Yucatan.
More is expected wind gusts up to 70 km/h in: Baja California, Baja California Sur, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Sonora and Veracruz.
Friday, October 13, will suffer the “strong” effect of cold front 5 and tropical wave
And for Friday the 13th, the SMN forecast warns that the entry of cold front number 5, the new tropical wave and other events will hit hard. heavy rains in the state of: Chiapas, Oaxaca, Tabasco and Veracruz, as well very strong in: Campeche, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Puebla and San Luis Potosí.
while The rain will be strong in the entities of: Mexico City, State of Mexico, Morelos, Nuevo León, Querétaro, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala and Yucatán.
“Rainfalls of heavy, very heavy and heavy sequences may cause rise in the level of rivers and streams, landslides and flooding in the mentioned states,” warned the SMN.
So don’t hide your umbrella and stay informed about cold fronts, tropical waves and other events that can cause some kind of danger.