Friday, June 15, 2012

A class 1 hurricane ‘Carlotta’ become in the Pacific

"Carlotta" a Category hurricane becomes in the Pacific and affecting northwest parallel to the Mexican west coast, said the National Meteorological Service (SMN) of Mexico. Meteorologist Bandala Erendira said at 10:00 local time (15:00 GMT) "Carlotta" became a hurricane and its danger rating went from "moderate" to "strong." The hurricane, the second this season in the Pacific, is located 195 kilometers south-southeast of Puerto Angel, Oaxaca state (southern Mexico), and 530 miles south of Acapulco, Guerrero. The sources of SMN, an agency of National Water Commission (Conagua), added that maintaining an alert for the coastal strip running from Tonala Bar, in the state of Chiapas, to Tecpan de Galeana, in Guerrero, southern Mexico.
Hurricane "is will continue moving toward the northwest and will bring to Oaxaca and Guerrero "accompanied by hundreds of 130 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 155 kilometers. Carlotta is moving northwest at 17 kilometers per hour "moving parallel to the coast "and the closer it expects" all day tomorrow, "Saturday. After heavy rains are expected in states such as Michoacan and Jalisco, both in western Mexico, and the June 18 phenomenon between “dissipation. " The expert explained that "no forecast" suggests that "Carlotta" could potentially affect the population of Los Cabos, in northwestern Mexico, where 18 and 19 June will be held the summit of leaders of the Group of Twenty (G20), with presence of senior leaders and representatives of international organizations like the World Bank (WB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF). For now, the MTF recommendations focus on southern states of Mexico and include "take precautions by rain, wind and waves" to the people of Chiapas, Oaxaca and Guerrero. The National Civil Protection System (Sinaproc) keeps these three states in Mexico on "yellow alert" (moderate risk), the Puebla at level "green" (low risk) and south of Veracruz, Tabasco, Morelos and Michoacan on "blue alert" (minimum risk) in the last part of the evolution of the storm. The Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) has sent the states of Oaxaca and Guerrero to 608 electrical workers, 194 vehicles, 90 cranes, five helicopters, 23 emergency plants and four all-terrain vehicles to try to restore energy services that could be affected by the hurricane. "The priority will be to attend power supply of basic and emergency services, "explained the company public in a statement. In this season of hurricanes in the Pacific Ocean, which began on May 15 and end on November 30, the agency anticipates the formation of about 13 cyclones. The first hurricane of the season was "Bud", which reached Category 3 on the Safire Simpson scale of five levels, and was formed on May 24, but caused no major injure.

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