The phenomenon intensifies from tropical depression Nine-E, the ninth tropical cyclone of the 2022 season in the Mexican Pacific
With maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour (km/h) and gusts of 85 km/h, this afternoon the tormenta tropical Howard -the ninth tropical cyclone of the 2022 season- as a result of the Tropical Depression Nine-E.
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According to the National Meteorological Service (SMN), Howard will move south of the coast of Baja California South. At 4:00 p.m. Central Mexico time, the meteor was located approximately 595 kilometers (km) south of Cabo San Lucas (Baja California Sur), and 695 west-southwest of Manzanillo (Colima).
Tropical storm Howard is born: what will it cause in states of Mexico
The official monitoring presents maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour (km/h), gusting to 85 km/h and moving northwest at 19 km/h. Its circulation will reinforce the rainy conditions of strong to very strong (from 25 to 75 millimeters, mm) in western Mexico.
Howard It will generate wind gusts of 50 to 60 km/h and waves of one to two meters high on the southern coast of Baja California Sur and Jalisco.
SMN estimated that the forecast rains could generate landslides, increased levels of rivers and streams, overflows and floods in low-lying areas that will warrant being attentive to official warnings from the authorities.
Is he ninth tropical cyclone of the 2022 season in the Mexican Pacific after Agatha, last May 31; Blason June 14; Celiaon June 27; BonnieOn July 2; Darby, on July 12. they followed Estelleon July 19; Frank, on July 25, and Georgette, the 28th of July. today appears Howard with a threatening trajectory.
How is a hurricane classified?
Hurricane with winds of 118 km/h or more, and is divided into five categories according to the intensity of the accompanying wind.
Category 1.- Winds between 120 to 150 Km/h.
category 2.- Winds between 151 to 180 Km/h.
Category 3.– Winds between 181 to 210 km/h.
Category 4.- Winds between 211 to 250 Km/h.
Category 5.– Winds greater than 251 km/h.
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