Rains are expected in Mexico

The National Meteorological Service (SMN) of Mexico predicted this Friday that heavy rains will occur in the next few hours in areas of the states of Chiapas, Oaxaca, Puebla, Tabasco and Veracruz, which are located in the south-southeast of the country

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In a statement, SMN foresees rains intense punctuals (from 75 to 150 millimeters (mm)) in the five entities, and showers (from 5.1 to 25 mm) in the City of Mexico, State Mexico, Hidalgo, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí and Tlaxcala, center of the country.

The rains will be « generated by a low pressure channel, which extends over the eastern part of Mexico, in interaction with the abundant entry of moisture from the Gulf of mexico and instability at high levels of the atmosphere, « the report said.

In MexicoIn recent weeks, Tropical Cyclone Eta and Cold Front 11 left huge amounts of rain in the southeast of Mexico, where thousands of families from the states of Chiapas and Tabasco abandoned their homes after the intense rains that hit the region, leaving heavy floods and causing at least 27 deaths.

The Meteorological also pointed out that Tropical Wave number 44 will enter the Yucatan Peninsula during the night of Friday and will cause rains very strong points (from 50 to 75 mm) in localities of Quintana Roo, and strong (from 25 to 50 mm) in areas of Campeche and Yucatán.

The report foresees fogs in the mountain areas of the center, east and southeast of the country, in addition to icy winds with gusts of 70 to 90 kilometers per hour (km / h) on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, and waves of 2 to 4 meters (m) of significant height in the Gulf of Tehuantepec.

In addition, gusts of wind of 40 to 60 km / h are estimated, with waves of 1 to 2 m in height on the coast of Campeche, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz and Yucatán.

« The rains mentioned could be accompanied by electric shocks, strong gusts of wind and possible hail fall, in addition to the increase in the levels of rivers and streams, landslides and floods in low areas of the land, « said the SMN.

For this Saturday, the SMN said they are anticipated « rains very strong « in the state of Quintana Roo and showers in Campeche and Yucatán, generated by Tropical Wave number 44, which » will travel through the Yucatán Peninsula.

In addition, at dawn this Saturday, fog banks were forecast throughout the Sierra Madre Oriental and cold temperatures in the high areas of the north and center of Mexico, with minimum values ​​of -5 to 0 degrees Celsius and frosts in the mountainous areas of Baja California, Chihuahua and Durango.

There will also be lows of 0 to 5 degrees Celsius with possible frosts in the mountains of Aguascalientes, Coahuila, State of Mexico, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Michoacán, Nuevo León, Puebla, San Luis Potosí, Sonora, Tlaxcala, Veracruz and Zacatecas. .