Hurricane ‘Norma’ will make landfall in BCS, heavy rains are expected for Mazatlán all day today

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“Norma” will cause very heavy occasional rains in western Mexico and occasional torrential rains and equally intense gusts of wind of 90 to 110 km/h with waves of 4 to 6 meters high on the coasts of Sinaloa and Nayarit.

  Today, Saturday, October 21, the National Meteorological Service released the weather forecast, in which Hurricane Norma is expected to make landfall in Baja California Sur and low-pressure channels will cause rain in the center and west of the country.

According to the forecasts of the National Meteorological Service, tropical cyclone Norma will make landfall during the afternoon-night of October 21, 2023 south of Baja California Sur, causing extraordinary punctual rains with intense gusts of wind of 120 to 140 km/h and elevated waves of 6 to 8 meters high.

The extensive cloud bands of the hurricane will cause very heavy occasional rains in western Mexico and occasional torrential rains and equally intense gusts of wind of 90 to 110 km/h with waves of 4 to 6 meters high on the coasts of Sinaloa and Nayarit.

According to the weather forecast, Norma will cause showers and heavy rains in states in the northwest and north of the national territory.

It is also expected that low pressure channels, the first over the west and center of the country, and the second in the Mexican southeast, combined with the entry of humidity from both coasts, will cause conditions for occasional heavy showers and rains in these regions, presenting Very heavy occasional rains in Chiapas.

This Saturday morning surprised Mazatlán with heavy rain accompanied by gusts of wind in some neighborhoods of the port, in addition to registering high waves.

In the next few hours for the Mazatlan port, the weather will be fluctuating between 31°C, with a thermal sensation of up to 35°C, and there will also be a humidity of 74 percent, making the atmosphere feel a little warm.

In the afternoon-night, the weather will be dropping just a little, as the temperature will drop to 24°C, with wind gusts of up to 52 kilometers per hour, cooling the Mazatlan port just a little.

Very cloudy skies are expected throughout the day today, with a high probability of rain of 90 percent accompanied by strong winds.

Citizens are recommended not to expose themselves to the sun, and if they do, use sunscreen, carry an umbrella to cover the sun’s rays, and if it rains, follow the recommendations of the official authorities and take shelter at home if necessary. it is also important to stay hydrated, to avoid heat stroke or dehydration.

Source: Reaccion Informativa