Hurricane 'Ian' |  Advance towards the Florida Peninsula;  follow its trajectory and check how it will affect Mexico

The National Water Commission (Conagua) warned that it is expected that the Hurricane Ian continue to intensify, which will cause rains and strong gusts of wind.

The weather phenomenon category 3 currently maintains its trajectory in the direction of the Florida peninsula, in the United States, with sustained winds of 195 kilometers per hour (km/h) and gusts of 230 km/h.

According to the latest Conagua report, issued at 1:15 p.m., it was 430 kilometers south of Sarasota, Florida, and 440 kilometers northeast of Cancun Quintana Roo.

The Conagua explained that it will cause heavy rains, high waves and strong winds in the Yucatan Peninsula. Likewise, there will be intervals of showers with strong punctual rains of 25 to 50 mm in Campeche, Yucatan Y Quintana Roo. In addition, wind gusts of 50 to 60 km/h and waves of 2 to 3 meters high are forecast on the coasts of these last two states.

The agency warned that this could cause an increase in the levels of rivers and streams, landslides and floods, for which it recommended extreme precautions and heed the recommendations issued by the National Civil Protection System.

The National Civil Protection Coordination issued a minimal danger blue alert in the center and north of Quintana Roo; and in the east and northeast of Yucatan.

For its part, the Yucatan Civil Protection stated that Ian is expected to continue moving in the same direction, so heavy rains are expected on Tuesday afternoon.

In addition, the authorities carried out a preventive operation in coordination with authorities of the three orders of Government in the municipalities of Tizimín, Río Lagartos and San Felipe.

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In turn, the governor of Quintana Roo, Mara Lezama, reiterated that, despite the fact that the phenomenon continues to move away from the coasts of the entity, the northern zone remains on blue alert.

The United States National Hurricane Center warned in its latest report, released at 11 a.m., that life-threatening storm surge, hurricane-force winds, flash flooding and possible landslides are expected in parts of western California. Cuba.

Likewise, he pointed out that there is a danger of potentially threatening storm surges on the west coast of Florida and strong winds are expected in the southwest and central-west of the state starting Wednesday morning. Heavy rain will increase in the south and spread to the center and north on Wednesday and Thursday.

Rainfall will also reach the southeastern United States on Thursday and Friday, potentially causing flash, urban and creek flooding. Considerable flooding is expected in Florida, south to Georgia and the coast of South Carolina.

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