Wed. Feb 19th, 2020

Tropical storm Kiko reinforces potential rainfall in northwestern Mexico

Tropical storm Kiko continues its course and its circulation reinforces the potential for rains in the Mexican Peninsula of Baja California Sur, the National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported Friday.

In a statement, he said that "extreme precautions to the general population" in areas affected by rain, wind and waves.

Kiko is currently 815 kilometers southwest of Cabo San Lucas, in the state of Baja California Sur.

Go west-northwest at 17 kilometers per hour with maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour and gusts of 85 kilometers.

Kiko formed this Thursday as a tropical depression and went into a tropical storm a few hours later.

On September 15 there is a high probability that Kiko will become a category 1 hurricane at a distance of 1,285 kilometers southwest of Cabo San Lázaro, to lose strength and return to a tropical storm.

The meteor is expected to degrade to tropical depression on September 18, with no indication that it will touch Mexican territory.

In addition to Kiko, the SMN reported the presence of an instability zone, now with a 10% probability for cyclonic development in 48 hours, which is associated with a tropical wave, far away from Mexican coasts.

There is also a zone of instability with a 10% probability for cyclonic development in 48 hours south of the coasts of Michoacán and Guerrero

In the current season, the Mexican Meteorological Service has reported the formation of eleven cyclones in Pacific waters that have developed far from the country's coasts, which have not been directly impacted, although affected by the rains that left his step.

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

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