MEXICO CITY, June 19. Tropical storm "Beatrice" has formed off the Pacific coast of Mexico by Tuesday and could become a hurricane. This, RIA "Novosti" with reference to the AP, said specialists from the National Hurricane Center forecast the U.S..
On Sunday, the storm was located about 330 km south-west coast of Mexico and was moving in a northwesterly direction at a speed of 16 km / h The maximum wind speed at the center of the storm reaches 64 km / h
Storm Warning effective from settlements Tecpan de Galeana to Punta San Telmo.
We add a few days ago, the first this season tropical storm "Adrian" on the Pacific coast of Mexico has grown into a hurricane category 3 on Saffir — Simpson. In five Mexican states of alert was declared, the local fishermen were forbidden access to the sea.
According to forecasts of scientists from the National Meteorological Service of Mexico, this year we expect 17 storms, eight of them in the Pacific, and nine — in the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.
According to Mexican meteorologists, the current hurricane season will be more active because of the usual high temperatures in the equatorial Atlantic Ocean, combined with the neutral temperatures in the Pacific Ocean.