Mexico Issues Warning as Hurricane “Nora” Approaches Its Shores
Mexico City, October 21 – Mexican authorities have issued a warning of potential floods, landslides, and rising waves as Hurricane “Nora” is expected to make landfall today on the northwestern coast of Baja California.
This warning comes as “Nora” has intensified into a Category 3 storm on the Saffir-Simpson scale, which ranks hurricanes on a scale of five categories.
Currently, “Nora” carries winds with speeds of up to 195 kilometers per hour, according to the latest update from the National Hurricane Center in the United States.
The Mexican government had activated an emergency plan ahead of the hurricane’s arrival, deploying over 6,600 soldiers on standby in the regions of Baja California and Baja California Sur.
Hurricanes frequently impact the Mexican coast, which stretches along both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, typically occurring between May and November. These natural disasters pose a significant threat to the affected regions, making preparedness and response crucial in safeguarding lives and property.