Tropical Storm Lisa: Track and Possible Impact in Mexico

Tropical Storm Lisa will make landfall this Wednesday as a Category 1 hurricane on the coasts of Belize and Quintana Roo, hitting Campeche and Yucatan, according to the forecast National Meteorological Service (SMN).

“It will become a Category 1 hurricane Wednesday morning 153 km off the coast of Belize and Quintana Roo, hitting Campeche and Yucatan.”

Alejandra Méndez Girón, coordinator of the National Meteorological Service

On the path, Conagua specified that the consequences left by tropical cyclone Lisa will be on the Yucatan Peninsula and Chiapas Tabasco south of Veracruz and east of Oaxaca, where wind gusts of 45 to 62 kilometers per hour are expected.

Rains by Lisa

Furthermore, they are expected accumulated precipitation between November 1 and 5 in

  • Chiapas
  • Quintana Roo
  • Campeche
  • Tabasco
  • Veracruz
  • Yucatan
  • Oaxaca

At the moment, excluding the damage caused by Lisa in the center of the country, Conagua noted that there are 3,103 temporary shelters in Quintana Roo, Campeche, Tabasco and Chiapasand calls on the population, ports and sea vessels to take extreme precautions.

Recommendations before the weather forecast

The predicted rains could cause landslides, rise in the water level of rivers and streams, overflows and floods in the low-lying areas of the mentioned countries, which is why the population is urged to respect the warnings of the SMN and follow the indications state, municipal and civil protection.

Marine navigation in the vicinity of the system is urged to take extreme precautions against strong winds and waves in coastal areas.

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