The National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported that the Tropical Storm Pamela it will intensify tonight to a category 1 hurricane, so the next few hours will cause rains strong in several states of the country.
In Jalisco, Nayarit and Sinaloa it will cause very heavy rains of 50 to 75 millimeters, while in towns in Baja California Sur, Colima, Durango and Michoacán it will cause heavy rains.
In addition, winds with gusts of 50 to 60 kilometers per hour (km / h) and waves of 1 to 2 meters high are expected on the coasts of Colima and Jalisco.
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At 4:00 p.m., central Mexico time, it was located 440 kilometers (km) southwest of Playa Pérula, Jalisco, and 700 km south-southwest of Mazatlán, Sinaloa, with maximum winds of 110 km / h and gusts of up to 130 km / h.
The SMN of the National Water Commission (With water) indicated that in coordination with the Miami National Hurricane Center, it maintains a surveillance zone from Tempehuaya Bay to Escuinapa, from Sinaloa to Los Cabos, in Baja California Sur, including the Marías Islands.
Likewise, it indicated that the rainfall could generate landslides, increase in the levels of rivers and streams, and overflows and floods in low-lying areas, for which the population was urged to follow the indications of the state, municipal and Civil Protection authorities.
Regarding maritime navigation in the vicinity of the system, a call was made to take extreme precautions due to winds and waves off the coasts of the aforementioned states.