In the Yucatan Strait, Mexico, Tropical Storm Marco was moving with winds of 100 kilometers per hour. But then it strengthened southwest of Cuba's western tip, and climate experts expect it to turn into a hurricane in the next few hours.
MEXICO HURRICANE SEASON
Some of the names that will be used for the weather phenomena in the Pacific are Alvin, Cosme, Flossie, Kiko, Priscilla, and Raymond. In the Atlantic, Andrea, Barry, Chantal, Dorian, Erin, Fernand, Gabrielle, Humberto, Imelda, Jerry, Karen, Lorenzo, Melissa, Nestor, Olga, Pablo, Rebekah, and Sebastien.
With maximum sustained winds already registering speeds of 150 kilometers per hour, Hurricane Elida increased its power off the coast of Baja California Sur, bordering on category 2 on the Saffir Simpson Scale, which is decreed when winds exceed 152 kilometers per hour.
Tropical Storm Elida, the fifth of the Pacific Ocean's 2020 cyclone season, is producing "very heavy" rains along the Mexican coasts of the states of Jalisco, Colima, Michoacán and Guerrero, the National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported Sunday.
Hurricane Douglas, the first of the Pacific season, gained strength in the last hours to reach category 3 as it continues its route to Hawaii, where it could impact in a few days, reported Thursday the National Meteorological Service of Mexico.
The Secretariat of Municipal Public Services reported the removal of the absorption wells, where they managed to remove more than two tons of organic waste, as part of the prevention tasks for the hurricane season.
Tulum is prepared to face the 2020 Hurricane Season, which begins next Monday, with trained personnel and adequate equipment.