Mazatlán Airport closes operations due to Hurricane “Nora”


Mazatlán, Sin.- Due to the effects of Hurricane Nora, this Sunday all air operations were suspended at the Mazatlán International Airport “Rafael Buelna”

The Municipal Civil Protection coordinator, Eloy Ruiz Gastélum stated that this measure is in order to protect those who make use of air traffic at this time .

“They are informing me right now that activities are suspended at the Rafael Buelna International Airport at this time. Air activities are suspended,” he reported.

According to the status of the airport flights, flights of the airlines Volaris, Aeroméxico, Vivaaerobus, Aeromar and American Airlines were canceled.

It is estimated that around 600 passengers are affected by the cancellations of two flights from Mexico City, two Tijuana, one La Paz, one Monterrey and one Phoenix.

This morning Mazatlán entered the red phase due to Hurricane Nora and the authorities asked the population for total protection in their homes.

After making landfall south of Mazatlan Hurricane “Nora” continues its path causing torrential rains in Sinaloa

With hurricane “Nora” heavy rains are expected with possible hail fall in the state

According to the National Meteorological Service, today, hurricane “Nora” will continue on its way, off the coast of Sinaloa, generating torrential rains in the state, as well as waves of 4 to 6 meters high on the state beaches.

According to information from Conagua, today August 29, the state will have a cloudy sky during the day with occasional torrential rains, which will have possible hail fall.

Today the capital of the state will be feeling a hot climate, as the maximum temperature for Culiacán is estimated to be 32 ° C with a thermal sensation of 40 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 24.

In the Pearl of the Pacific the maximum temperature today will be 30 ° C with a thermal sensation of 31 degrees and a minimum of 26 ° C.

It is recommended to follow the instructions of the authorities before hurricane “Nora” and take precautions against this natural phenomenon.


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