Mexico - Tropical cyclone NORA (GDACS, NOAA) (ECHO Daily Flash of 27 August 2021)

  • Tropical cyclone NORA, formed over the Pacific Ocean on 25 August, is moving northwest over the California Peninsula. On 27 August at 6.00 UTC, its centre was 440 km south-southwest of Acapulco City (Guerrero State, western Mexico), with maximum sustained winds of 80 km/h (tropical storm).

  • Nora will continue northwest, passing very close to the southwestern and western coast of Mexico on 27-28 August. After that, it could approach the southern portion of Baja California Sur on 29 August.

  • Heavy rains and strong winds are forecast over coastal sections of the Mexican States of Oaxaca, Guerrero, Michoacan, Colima and Jalisco. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Tecpan de Galeana to Cabo Corrientes (Mexico).