MEXICO CITY—Tropical Storm Roslyn is expected to develop into a hurricane by late Friday, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
Hurricane conditions could hit Mexico’s Nayarit Riviera’s San Blas coast to Perla Beach in Jalisco, home to the resort city of Puerto Vallarta, Miami-based weather forecasters said Thursday. rice field.
The Jalisco government said tourism in coastal and mountainous areas was banned over the weekend, asking people to avoid going to the beach, and said 300 civil protection officers were on standby.
The NHC said tropical storm conditions could hit the coast from Perla to the port city of Manzanilla in Colima.
In the waters off Puerto Vallarta, the Roslyn will reach speeds of up to 100 miles per hour (160 kmph) by late Saturday, according to NHC forecasts.
This makes Rosslyn a Category 2 hurricane on the Suffer-Simpson scale. It is predicted to dissipate upon impact on land.
According to the NHC, at 10:00 pm (0300 GMT), Rosslyn was approximately 230 miles (375 km) south-southeast of Manzanillo, reaching a maximum sustained wind speed of 50 mph (85 kph).
Storms can bring strong winds and dangerous storm surges, and heavy rains can cause flash floods and landslides.
The storm could also bring 1 to 3 inches (3 to 8 cm) of rain along the coasts of Guerrero and Michoacán, and up to 6 inches of rain along the coasts of Colima and Jalisco.
The NHC expects Rosslin to bring heavy rains to Nayarit, the Islas Marias archipelago and parts of South Sinaloa.