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One hurricane, two tropical storms creating havoc along Pacific

Pacific Coast, Mexico — The Pacific coast of Mexico has three storms in the ocean, one of which has already caused the death of four people.

Tropical storm Ileana passed the state of Guerrero Monday, leaving flooded homes and streets behind along with surging rivers and strong beach currents. Four people were reported drowned, two children and two adults, before she passed.

Hurricane John and tropical storms Ileana and Kristy, which are located in the Pacific Ocean, will create more rain in regions of at least nine states of Mexico.

Landslides from Hurricane John, which is a Category 1, and tropical storm Ileana, located in the Pacific Ocean, will be seen by residents during Tuesday. Advisories for heavy rains will remain in effect for Jalisco, Colima, Michoacán, Guerrero, Puebla, Veracruz and Oaxaca.

Intense rains are expected for Sinaloa and Nayarit as well as central Mexico, reported the National Meteorological Service (SMN). The weather systems are also expected to generate winds with gusts of more than 60 kilometers per hour with waves of 2 to 4 meters in Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima, Michoacán, Guerrero and Oaxaca, as well as possible waterspouts off the coasts of the states.

Early Tuesday, Hurricane John was located 495 kilometers southwest of Cabo Corrientes, Jalisco, and 630 km south of Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, with maximum sustained winds of 150 km/h, gusts of 185 km/h and displacement to the northwest at 15 km/h.

Ileana was located 275 km west of Manzanillo, Colima, with winds of 85 km/h, gusts of 100 km/h and displacement to the west-northwest at 37 km/h. They report that while it continues to weaken, it will gradually integrate into the circulation of Hurricane John.

Tropical Depression 13-E, that was formed during the course of Monday night, developed into tropical storm Kristy and is 1,860 kms west-southwest of Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur with maximum sustained winds of 85 km/h, gusts of 100 km/h and displacement to the west at 19 km/h, without generating effects in the country.

The SMN recommends the population located in these areas of the states with forecast of rains, wind and waves, and maritime navigation, to exercise extreme precautions and comply with the recommendations issued by the authorities of the National System of Civil Protection.