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Tropical Storm Tara heads for Manzanillo along Pacific Coast

Manzanillo, Colima — Tropical Storm Tara seems to have her sights set on the coast of Colima in the following days. The National Meteorological Service says that the center of the storm is located near the coast of Colima favoring rain and strong winds.

The system is expected to arrive with waves of two to three meters in height. The tropical storm is located south-southwest of Manzanillo, Colima and southeast of Playa Perula, Jalisco. The storm is registering sustained winds of 95 kilometers per hour and gusts of over 110 kilometers per hour with displacement towards the North-northwest at four kilometers per hour.

The National Meteorological indicated that the circulation of Tara favors the potential of very strong and intense storms in Jalisco and Colima and very strong punctual storms for Nayarit and Michoacán.

They added that the storm will also bring with it waves of two to three meters in height and the possibility of waterspouts on the coasts of Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima and Michoacán.

They are recommending the general population take extreme precautions for rain, wind and waves (including maritime navigation) and to comply with the recommendations issued by the authorities of the National System of Civil Protection.