Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Baja California, Mexico

Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Baja California, Mexico

A strong and shallow earthquake, registered by the USGS as M6.2, hit Baja California, Mexico at 16:39 UTC on November 22, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles).

Hurricane “Roslyn” makes landfall in Nayarit, Mexico

Hurricane “Roslyn” makes landfall in Nayarit, Mexico

Category 3 Hurricane “Roslyn” made landfall in northern Nayarit, west-central Mexico around 11:20 UTC on October 23, 2022, with maximum sustained winds of 195 km/h (120 mph) and a minimum central pressure of 960 hPa.

Severe flash floods hit southern Mexico

Severe flash floods hit southern Mexico

A small area of low pressure, partially related to remnants of Hurricane “Julia” formed a little less than a hundred miles to the south of the coast of southern Mexico. The system is dropping heavy rainfall over southern parts of the country and causing dangerous flash flooding.

Tropical Storm “Karl” forecast to make landfall over SE Mexico

Tropical Storm “Karl” forecast to make landfall over SE Mexico

Tropical Storm “Kark” formed in the Bay of Campeche at 21:00 UTC on October 11, 2022, as the 11th named storm of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season. The system is expected to strengthen today as it moves slowly over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico.

Hurricane “Orlene” to make landfall over southwestern Mexico on October 3

Hurricane “Orlene” to make landfall over southwestern Mexico on October 3

Orlene rapidly strengthened into a Category 4 hurricane over the past two days and is now weakening as it approaches southwestern Mexico. Weakening is expected to continue during the next day or so, however, Orlene is forecast to be a strong hurricane when it passes near or over the Islas Marias, and remain a hurricane when it reaches southwestern Mexico.

Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits Michoacan, Mexico

Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits Michoacan, Mexico

A strong and shallow earthquake, registered by the USGS as M6.8, hit Michoacan, Mexico at 06:16 UTC on September 22, 2022. The agency reports a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). EMSC reports M6.7 at a depth of 80 km (50 miles).

Tropical Storm “Kay” – Considerable flooding possible in the Southwest U.S.

Tropical Storm “Kay” – Considerable flooding possible in the Southwest U.S.

Tropical Storm “Kay” is moving parallel to the western coast of the Baja California peninsula, bringing heavy rains and flooding to Mexico. The moisture produced by the storm may also produce heavy rain and the potential for considerable flash flooding in the Southwest U.S., especially in the Peninsular ranges.