Hurricane Roslyn Makes Landfall in Mexico
Now a Category 3, Roslyn made landfall in central western Mexico, near Santa Cruz.
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According to the National Hurricane Center, Roslyn had reached maximum sustained winds of 120 mph, making it a "major hurricane".
Roslyn is forecast to weaken rapidly as it moves inland over the mountainous terrain of western Mexico today, CNN reported. As well as heavy rains are expected to reach the region, which could lead to flooding and landslides, according to the CNH forecast.
The official Account of the Mexican National Meteorological Service, an official agency of the Mexican government, belonging to the National Water Commission, published on its twitter account information related to the impact of Roslyn.
"The #Hurricane #Roslyn impacted as category 3 at 6:20 hours, central #Mexico time, in the town Santa Cruz, municipality of Santiago Ixcuintla," tweeted the institution.
Hurricane Roslyn formed off the west coast of Mexico and its wind speed has increased more than 90 km/h in a 24-hour period since Friday.
The hurricane season in Mexico usually lasts from June to November, affecting both the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of the country, the BBC reported.