Narda will strengthen to storm leaving heavy rains in western Mexico

The Narda depression will regain power on Monday and will once again be a tropical storm moving parallel to the Mexican Pacific coast after heavy rains and a deceased, the National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported.

"Tropical depression Narda is located off the coast of Nayarit, it is expected that during the day it will intensify again to tropical storm, it will continue to move parallel to the coast of Nayarit and Sinaloa," the SMN said in its 07.00 hour bulletin local (12.00 GMT).

The cyclone emerged on September 28 and in a few hours it strengthened to storm, losing power the next day.

Currently, it moves northwest at 24 kilometers per hour, is 110 kilometers southwest of El Roblito, in the state of Nayarit, and 155 kilometers south of Mazatlan, in the state of Sinaloa.

It will leave very heavy rains at intense points (75 to 150 liters per square meter) in Chihuahua, Durango, Sinaloa, Nayarit and Jalisco, as well as wind with gusts of more than 60 kilometers per hour in Jalisco and Nayarit, as well as winds of 50 kilometers per hour in Sinaloa, in addition to waves of 1 to 3 meters on the coasts.

Therefore, the Meteorological urged "extreme precautions to the general population in the areas of the states mentioned by rain, wind and waves (including maritime navigation) and comply with the recommendations issued by the authorities of the National Civil Protection System, in each entity. "

In recent hours, Narda has left floods in several municipalities in southern and western Mexico, which has caused the death of a person and the suspension, among other measures, of classes in states such as Jalisco and Nayarit.

Therefore, the National Civil Protection Coordination (CNPC) has carried out coordination actions with institutions of the three government orders in the states of Oaxaca, Guerrero, Michoacán, Nayarit, Colima and Jalisco.

In Oaxaca, for example, a person died on Sunday when he was dragged along the river and 25 affected homes were reported, a hill breaking, a landslide, six landslides, a hospital with floods, two road closures for landslides and one for flooding, a sinkhole and eight river overflows, according to the Secretariat of Public Safety and Protection (SSPC) in a bulletin.

Also, in the southern state of Guerrero there is an accumulated rainfall in 72 hours of 367 millimeters per square meter.

"As a preventive measure, the suspension of classes was agreed on Monday 30 in the entity for all educational levels. A temporary shelter is active, which houses eight people and continues to prepare more shelters if necessary ", said the bulletin.

In Michoacán, in western Mexico, there is an accumulated rainfall in 72 hours of 146 millimeters.

Finally, in the state of Jalisco there is an accumulated rainfall in 72 hours of almost 119 millimeters and the suspension of classes for this Monday in 29 municipalities of the coast was determined as a preventive measure, the evacuation of 450 people and the authorization of nine hostels

Finally, in the state of Colima an accumulated rainfall was reported in 72 hours of 31 millimeters, which caused the fall of trees in several municipalities and the damage of some homes.

For all these reasons, in several states of the country, both the Army and the Navy activated their plans for emergency situations.

Narda is the fourteenth cyclone of the season in the Mexican Pacific.

During the hurricane season, which began on May 15 and officially concludes on November 15, 19 cyclones are expected to form.

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