Nora has weakened to tropical storm
Update: 29th of August, 10:00 p.m. UTC
Nora weakened to tropical storm on Sunday after battering parts of the coast of west-central Mexico. Nora is now moving north west at 13 miles per hour (20 km per hour).
Storm is forecasted to continue moving north-northwest on Sunday and then northwest through Tuesday.
Additional rainfall of 2 to 4 inches (5 to 10 cm) from the storm is expected across the coastal parts of Guerrero and Michoacan.
Update: 29th of August, 9:00 a.m. UTC
The centre of hurricane Nora is currently located directly along the Pacific coast of Mexico as it moves north-westwards. Nora is expected to bring heavy rainfall and flooding resulting into mudslides.
Hurricane may also produce swells that could cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions on the southern and southwestern coast of Mexico.
Maximum sustainable winds are 120 km/h (65 kt).
Hurricane warning are in effect for coastal stretches of the states of Colima, Nayarit and Jalisco.
Nora is expected to move into Gulf of California on Sunday or Monday.
Update: 28th of August, 2:00 p.m. UTC
Nora has strengthened into a hurricane, making her the second hurricane of the 2021 East Pacific season. Nora is packing winds of 120 km/h (65 kt) and currently remains over 1,000 miles away from the southwestern U.S.
Hurricane is expected to further strengthen today as it approaches the southwestern coast of Mexico bringing heavy rainfall, flooding, and high winds.