The National Water Commission (Conagua) reported this Saturday, July 16, that tropical storm Estelle will cause heavy rains five states of the country, in addition to waves up to four meters high.
The Conagua explained that this phenomenon is located in the Pacific Ocean and continues its displacement towards the west-northwest, at 15 kilometers per hour. At 4:00 p.m., Estelle It was located approximately 465 kilometers south of Punta San Telmo, Michigan, and 535 kilometers south of Manzanillo, Colima.
For this reason, the agency warned that this tropical storm will cause heavy rain at sites in Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacán and Nayarit; very strong in areas of Oaxaca, where wind gusts of 70 to 80 kilometers per hour are expected.
In addition, waves of two to four meters high are expected on the coasts of Colima, Guerrero and Michoacán, as well as gusts of 50 to 60 kilometers per hour and waves of one to two meters on the coast of Jalisco.
Conagua specified that rainfall could generate landslides, an increase in the levels of rivers and streams, as well as overflows and floods in low-lying areas, for which it urges the population to follow the indications of the state, municipal and Civil Protection authorities.
He also called on maritime navigation to take extreme precautions due to conditions of strong winds and waves.
Six-E Tropical Depression forms
On the morning of Friday, July 15, it was reported that a new weather phenomenon will affect Mexico: it is the Tropical Depression Six-E which formed this Friday south of Guerrero, reported the National Meteorological Service (SMN).
The cloud bands of Tropical Depression Six-E generate intense precipitation (from 75 to 150 millimeters) in Michoacan, Guerrero and Oaxacain addition to a wave of two to four meters on the coasts of Guerrero and Oaxaca, warned the SMN.
The depression has maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour, with gusts reaching 75 kilometers per hour.