The flooded street appears to be a hurricane Enrique moving north off the Pacific coast of Mexico on June 27, 2021 in Manzanillo, Mexico. (Stringer / Reuters)
Mexico City — After spending the weekend as the first hurricane of the East Pacific season, the tropical cyclone Enrique is losing momentum as it heads to a resort on the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula in Mexico.
Enrique, passing by Cabo Corrientes, swelled on the southwest coast of Mexico on Sunday night and began to weaken as it traveled over the open ocean on Monday.
By the end of Monday, the maximum sustained winds of the storm had dropped to 60 mph (95 km), the National Hurricane Center said.
It is projected to weaken further in the coming days, with “the center of Enrique expected to move near or above parts of the southern Baja California Peninsula” at the end of Tuesday or early Wednesday, the center said. Stated.
At the end of Monday, the center of the storm was about 205 miles (325 km) southeast of Cabo San Lucas, at the southern tip of Baja, traveling northwest at 6 miles per hour (9 kph).