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Mexico - Tropical Cyclone PAMELA, update (GDACS, NOAA-NHC, Government of Mexico, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 14 October 2021)

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  • Tropical cyclone PAMELA made landfall in the morning of 13 September in an area north of Mazatlan City (coastal southern Sinaloa State, north-western Mexico), with maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h (Cat.1 hurricane). After that, PAMELA gradually weakened as it moved north-eastwards over northern Mexico, dissipating in Coahuila State.
  • According to media, material damage to houses and roads has been reported across north-western Mexico, due to strong winds and heavy rain related to the passage of PAMELA. Up to 706 people were evacuated in temporary shelters in Sinaloa State.
  • On 14-15 October, moderate to heavy rain and strong winds caused by the remnants of PAMELA are forecast over northern Mexico, particularly over the States of Durango, Coahuila, Zacatecas and Nuevo León.