Tropical storm Lidia to hit Los Cabos of Mexico

Published on : Friday, September 1, 2017

Tropical stormMore or less 1,400 people sought refuge in storm shelters in the Los Cabos resorts at the tip of the Baja California Peninsula on Thursday as tropical storm Lidia gained strength and closed in on an area just north of the resorts.

Lidia brought in rains over a broad swath of Mexico, including Mexico City, where it was blamed for flooding that briefly closed the city’s airport.

Strong winds and rain were lashing Los Cabos at midday said Civil Defense Commissioner Luis Felipe Puente. Authorities also warned residents to prepare for a possible dangerous storm surge.

Lidia’s maximum sustained winds rose to 65 mph at midday and some strengthening was possible before landfall, which was expected later in the day. Its center was about 25 miles south of Cabo San Lucas and heading north-northwest at 9 mph.

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Lidia could produce total accumulations of as much as 8 to 12 inches of rain across much of Baja California Sur state and western Jalisco state on the mainland, threatening flash floods and landslides.

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