Roslyn would become a hurricane – N+

The tropical storm “Roslyn” moves off the coast of Michoacán, its cloud bands will keep rains in Oaxaca, Guerrero, Michoacán, Colima and Jalisco, which could cause landslides and floods in low-lying areas of said entities.

Early this Friday, it was located 240 km south of Punta San Telmo, Michoacán, and 315 km south-southeast of Manzanillo, Colima.

It presents maximum sustained winds of 100 kilometers per hour and gusts of 120 km/h.

Its cloud bands cause intense punctual rains (75 to 150 mm) in Guerrero, very strong (50 to 75 mm) in Michoacán, as well as strong (25 to 50 mm) in Jalisco, Colima and Oaxaca. These rains could generate an increase in the levels of rivers and streams, landslides and floods.

Its circulation generates wind gusts of 60 to 80 km/h and waves of 2 to 4 meters high on the coasts of Guerrero, Michoacán and Colima.

This Friday it would become a category 1 hurricane.

A surveillance zone for hurricane effects is maintained from Playa Pérula, Jalisco, to San Blas, Nayarit, and surveillance for tropical storm effects from the south of Playa Pérula, Jalisco, to Manzanillo, Colima.

The population is asked to take extreme precautions to the population in general in the areas of the states mentioned due to rain, wind and waves (including maritime navigation) and to attend to the recommendations issued by the authorities of the National Civil Protection System, in each entity.

With information from SMN.


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