Hurricane Beryl will cause torrential rains in Campeche


After making landfall in Quintana Roo, during the early hours of today, Hurricane Beryl, category 2 on the Saffir-Simpson scale, moves over the north of the Yucatan Peninsula; It will cause occasional torrential rains (150 to 250 millimeters [mm]) in Campeche, Quintana Roo and Yucatán, and intense rains (75 to 150 mm) in Chiapas and Tabasco, all with electric shocks; Likewise, it will cause gusts of wind of 110 to 130 kilometers per hour (km/h) and waves of 3 to 5 meters (m) high with possible formation of waterspouts on the coasts of the peninsula.

Due to the risk of landslides or floods and flooding of rivers in Chiapas and Tabasco, the population is recommended to take precautions.
A hurricane prevention zone is maintained from Puerto Costa Maya to Cancún, Quintana Roo, including Cozumel; hurricane surveillance zone from Chetumal to Puerto Costa Maya and from Cancún to Cabo Catoche, also in Quintana Roo, and tropical storm prevention zone from Cancún, Quintana Roo, to Campeche, Campeche.

At 06:00 today, central Mexico time, the center of Beryl was located on land, approximately 25 kilometers (km) north-northwest of Tulum, Quintana Roo, and 235 km east-southeast of Progreso. , Yucatan.

It has maximum sustained winds of 175 km/h, gusts of 215 km/h and movement towards the west-northwest at 24 km/h.

Beryl crossed the state of Yucatan, passing the Valladolid area and heading west toward Merida, moving at a speed of 26 k

Yucatan Civil Protection Department reported at 12:00 hours that Beryl has weakened to a tropical storm, while it was still 86 kilometers east of Merida.


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