Hurricane Estelle is expected to become a category 3 hurricane
Stay up to date with the latest news regarding Hurricane Estelle, which is located near the Mexican Pacific coast.
Hurricane Estelle is expected to become a category 3 on the Saffir-Simpson scale, although it is not expected to make landfall in Mexico.
Hurricane Estelle: when will it rise in the category and where is it headed?
Hurricane Estelle will move northwestward, maintaining its intensity as a Category 1 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale. In the next hours, it will head towards the south of Baja California Sur. That is why, apart from the aforementioned entity, Sinaloa and Colima will register intense rains and high waves.
Hurricane Estelle category 1 continues to move south of the Baja California Peninsula, generating heavy to very heavy rain showers, high waves, and strong gusts of wind in Baja California Sur and western Mexico," said the SMN in a statement.
There will be heavy rains in three states of the Mexican Republic
According to the General Forecast of the National Water Commission, there will be heavy rains in three states of the country, so authorities call to take precautions against possible floods. The states affected by floods will be Sinaloa, Guanajuato, and Sonora, mainly due to the combination of Hurricane Estelle and the Mexican Monsoon.