Extreme weather conditions have taken center stage in Mexico this day, with a series of significant weather events affecting several regions of the country. According to the forecast issued by the National Water Comission (Conagua) through the Saltillo Meteorological Service (SMN), the minimum temperatures in different regions will be found below zero degrees. The current situation is detailed below:
A low pressure zonewith the potential to develop into a possible tropical cyclone, remains south of the coasts of Chiapas. The cloud detachments generated by this area will produce heavy rains in that state, which has triggered concerns about floods and landslides.
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Furthermore, this low pressure zone will cause winds gusting from 40 to 60 km/h in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, as well as waves of 1 to 2 meters high in the Gulf of Tehuantepec. Authorities remain in a state of constant vigilance to address this developing situation.
CONAGUA: PRESENCE OF LOW PRESSURE CHANNELS IN DIFFERENT REGIONS OF MEXICO
The low pressure channels They are present in different areas of the country, including the west, east and southeast. These channels interact with the entry of moisture from the Pacific and the Gulf of Mexicoresulting in very heavy rains in Oaxaca. Furthermore, they are expected showers and rain strong in other regions mentioned, as well as in the Yucatán Peninsula. The authorities urge the population to take precautions and be prepared to face these adverse weather conditions.
For its part, a dry line is interacting with the subtropical jet stream in the north and northeast of the national territory. This interaction has caused wind gusts of 40 to 60 km/h and the possibility of dust devils in these areas.
MEXICO WILL HAVE MINIMUM TEMPERATURES BELOW THE FREEZING POINT AND FROST
The forecast also highlights extremely cold minimum temperatures in certain areas. Minimum temperatures are expected to be below 0 °C, which can result in frost, in the mountains of Chihuahua, Durango, Baja California and Sonora. People living in these regions should take steps to protect themselves from extreme cold and minimize the associated risks.
RAIN FORECAST FOR TODAY, OCTOBER 28
Very heavy rains with intense occasional events (75 to 150 mm): Chiapas.
Heavy rains with very strong spots (50 to 75 mm): Oaxaca.
Intervals of showers with occasional heavy rains (25 to 50 mm): Durango, Zacatecas, Nayarit, Jalisco, Guerrero, Veracruz and Quintana Roo.
Shower intervals (5 to 25 mm): CoahuilaColima, Michoacán, State of Mexico, Puebla, Tabasco, Campeche and Yucatán.
Isolated rain (0.1 to 5 mm): Sinaloa, Chihuahua, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosí, Guanajuato, Hidalgo and Querétaro.
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FORECAST FOR TODAY, OCTOBER 28
Maximum temperatures of 35 to 40 °C: Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, Campeche and Yucatán.
Maximum temperatures of 30 to 35 °C: Baja California Sur, Sonora, Sinaloa, Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima, Michoacán, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, San Luis Potosí, Veracruz, Tabasco and Quintana Roo.
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FORECAST FOR TODAY, OCTOBER 28
Minimum temperatures of -10 to -5 °C with frost: mountains of Chihuahua and Durango.
Minimum temperatures of -5 to 0 °C with frost: mountains of Baja California and Sonora.
Minimum temperatures from 0 to 5 °C: mountains of Zacatecas, Hidalgo, State of Mexico, Tlaxcala, Puebla and Veracruz.
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WIND AND WAVE FORECAST FOR TODAY, OCTOBER 28
Wind with gusts of 40 to 60 km/h: Isthmus of Tehuantepec, and waves of 1 to 2 meters high: Gulf of Tehuantepec.
Wind with gusts of 40 to 60 km/h: Campeche, Yucatán and Quintana Roo; with possible dust devils: Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora, Chihuahua, CoahuilaNuevo León and Tamaulipas.
MESA NORTE FORECAST FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28
In the Mesa del Norte region, a cloudy sky with occasional heavy rain in Durango and Zacatecas, showers in Coahuila and isolated rains in Chihuahua, Nuevo León and San Luis Potosí. Fog banks are expected in the region’s mountains, with a cool and cold environment, including frost in areas of Chihuahua and Durango.
The With water anticipates an environment temperate to warm, and even hot in some areas of Chihuahua and Nuevo León. Expected south component wind from 10 to 25 km/h and gusts of 40 to 60 km/h, with possible dust devils in Chihuahua, Coahuila and Nuevo León.
Meteorological authorities urge the population to stay informed and follow safety recommendations, especially in areas affected by these adverse weather conditions.