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Mexico - Tropical Storm CRISTOBAL update (GDACS, NOAA, SMN, CNPC, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 04 June 2020)

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  • Tropical Storm CRISTOBAL made landfall in west of Ciudad del Carmen (Campeche State, eastern Mexico) on 3 June. On 4 June at 3.00 UTC, its centre was located approximately 40 km south of of Ciudad del Carmen, with maximum sustained winds of 75 km/h.

  • According to media, one person died in Chiapas State, more than 200 houses and 3 hospitals were damaged across Campeche, Quintana Roo, Yucatan, Tabasco, and Chiapas States. In addition, at least 619 people, of which 508 in Campeche, were evacuated. Several landslides were reported in Chiapas, and 27 communication routes were damaged across the affected States.

  • Over the next 24 hours, CRISTOBAL will move over east Campeche, weakening to a tropical depression, with maximum sustained winds between 55-65 km/h. On 5 June, CRISTOBAL is expected to enter the south Gulf of Mexico.

  • On 4-5 June, heavy rain, thunderstorms, and strong wind are forecast over Chiapas, Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatan, and Quintana Roo.