Press "Enter" to skip to content

Tropical storm Carlotta heads for Acapulco

Acapulco, Guerrero — Tropical Storm Carlotta, which remains stationary south of the east coast of Guerrero, will weaken during Saturday or early Sunday when it makes landfall 85 kilometers north-northwest of Acapulco.

The National Meteorological Service reported that the storm was located 95 kilometers south of the coastline, 110 kilometers west-southwest of Punta Maldonado and 130 kilometers south-southeast from Acapulco Saturday morning.

They say that Tropical Storm Carlotta remains stationary in the Pacific Ocean with maximum sustained winds of 85 kilometers per hour and gusts of 100 kilometers per hour.

The National Meteorological Service together with the National Hurricane Center in Miami say they will continue to maintains surveillance from Acapulco, Guerrero, to Lagunas de Chacahua, in Oaxaca.

The SMN explained that the storm’s cloud bands will generate very strong winds in Guerrero and Oaxaca that will also be felt in most of Michoacán and western Guerrero.