Mexico: alert for Hurricane Jova getting near to the coast
October 11, 2011
The Hurricane Jova, category 3 is close to the Mexican coast. In this way it could impact two spas and a major commercial ports. This would be one of the most devastating cyclones affecting the country since 1970. Several localities have already been evacuated.
10 Mexican states would be under heavy rains, including the mexican capital. The center of the hurricane would come ashore this afternoon and evening near the port of Manzanillo, in Colima state and several resorts.
The storm was moving east-northeast at a speed of 11 miles per hour. However, a slow movement could make it evem more dangerous.
The cyclone reached peak winds of 185 kilometers per hour, as announced by theNational Hurricane Center of the United States.
He also announced the report mentions that “dangerous waves are expected that would cause significant coastal flooding near and east of where the eye of the storm makes landfall,” and that the tides ”are accompanied by large and destructive waves and torrential rains that come by to the 38 inches in some areas ”