Storm Roslyn forms in the waters of the Mexican Pacific

October 20, 2022 GMT

MEXICO CITY (HPD) — Tropical Storm Roslyn formed Thursday in the Pacific Ocean off the southern coast of Mexico, and forecasters expect it to become a hurricane and make landfall between the resorts of Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan during the Weekend.

The US National Hurricane Center reported that Roslyn had winds of nearly 45 miles per hour (75 kilometers per hour) on Thursday afternoon, and that its vortex was about 285 kilometers (180 miles) south-southwest of Zihuatanejo. .

The storm was moving west at 7 mph (11 km/h), but weather conditions are likely to drive it further north in the coming days.

Mexico issued tropical storm warnings from the port of Manzanillo to Cabo Corrientes. Roslyn could have winds of up to 100 mph (160 km/h) as it approaches land.

Mexico’s National Water Commission said Roslyn’s rains could cause landslides and flooding.

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