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17 Oct 2018 | 02:09 PM UTC

Mexico: Tropical Storm Tara dissipates /update 3

Mexico News Alert

Tropical Storm Tara dissipates; all storm warnings lifted October 16; remnants could bring further rain to western Mexico

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/16/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/17/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Mexico_City). COUNTRY/REGION Michoacan state, Colima, Jalisco

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Event

According to the US-based National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Tara, which had been located off the western coast of Mexico, dissipated on the evening of Tuesday, October 16 (local time). All warnings have been lifted. The storm’s remnants could, however, produce further rain October 17 in the west of the country.

Context

The Pacific Hurricane Season extends from May 15 to November 30 (and the Atlantic Hurricane Season from June 1 to November 30), with the largest concentration of storms typically occurring between August and October.

Advice

Individuals in the above areas are advised to follow local weather forecasts and adhere to any advice issued by regional authorities. In the event of flooding, keep in mind that driving or walking through running water can be dangerous - 15 cm (6 in) of running water is enough to knock over an adult.

 

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