Hurricane Jova is now a Tropical Storm
Hurricane Jova lose strength as it moves inland. It has been degraded to a tropical storm and will continue to weaken as it moves over the west coast on Jalisco, close to Puerto Vallarta, informed the National Weather Service (SMN, Servicio Meteorológico Nacional).
In the report by the SMN at 7:30, they stated that the weather system continues its slow advance over land northwards and it creating a wide cloudy area, including strong winds and high waves in the area.
The Nayarit’s National Water Commission (Conagua) explained that the hurricane “Jova” will arrive in this State on Wednesday as a tropical storm. The places most affected would be those of the south in the municipality of Compostela.
Forecasts do not rule out the weather phenomenon passing through the state capital, Tepic, Nayarit and leaving the territory through the municipality of Huajicori.
The weather system during the early hours of Wednesday still is creating clouds and rain in the coast of Michoacan, Colima, Jalisco and Nayarit, so the population could be affected by heavy rain, strong wind and waves.
In Jalisco, the forecast continues to indicate the possibility of heavy or torrential rains for Jalisco and Colima.
Jova began as storm tropical last Thursday and became hurricane Jova on Saturday. The National Weather Service (NWS), meanwhile, recommended that the population of these states heed the indications of the authorities, and take precautions for the effects of heavy rain, wind and waves.