Hurricane “Agatha” made landfall just west of Puerto Angel, Mexico at 21:00 UTC on May 30, 2022, with maximum sustained winds of 165 km/h (105 mph), making it the strongest hurricane to make landfall in May along the Pacific coast of Mexico. Agatha is the first named storm and the first hurricane of the 2022 Pacific hurricane season (May 15 – November 30).
Hurricane “Agatha” – the first named storm and the first hurricane of the 2022 Pacific hurricane season – is forecast to make landfall in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico this afternoon or evening (LT), May 30, 2022.
Tropical Storm “Agatha” formed on May 28, 2022, as the first named storm of the 2022 Pacific hurricane season. A steady to rapid intensification is forecast and Agatha is expected to become a hurricane on May 29 and make landfall over southern Mexico on May 30.