June 25, 2013. Tropical storm "Cosme", which originated in the Pacific Ocean, on Tuesday became the first hurricane of category and moves off the coast of Mexico, according to the meteorological services.
Now, "Cosme" is not far from the Baja California peninsula about 580 km from the Mexican coast. Experts believe that this storm will bypass the coast and not harm.
Wind speed in a hurricane reaches 120 kilometers per hour, it moves in a northwesterly direction at a speed of about 30 kilometers per hour.
Tropical storms are named when accompanying wind reaches speeds in excess of 62 kilometers per hour. A storm becomes a hurricane when wind speed exceeds 119 miles per hour.
Mexico ran on new hurricane
June 26, 2013. Hurricane Cosme, draws near to the coast of Mexico's close enough, caused the death of at least two people. The first incident occurred in the Pacific Ocean because of the high waves, which raised Cosme, approaching the west of Mexico. The victims was a tourist who was swept away from the deck of the boat, rock the strong gale-force winds. The height of the waves then exceed 5 meters.
The second victim of the hurricane was a police officer who was killed on the highway that connects Mexico City and Acapulco. Later it was reported that Cosme has provoked injury in 19 people. Hurricane took about one day to become a Category 1 hurricane. This category does not involve severe damage and even more casualties, so neither Met nor the people themselves did not expect Cosme any dangers and hazards on the coast of the code has not been announced, as is the case with the recent Hurricane Barbara.
Cosme was the third hurricane of the Pacific in the current season. As long as he continues to move northwest at a speed of about 32 km / h Wind speed within the system reaches 85 km / h with gusts up to 100 km / h The volume of sediment that has brought and still bring a hurricane in the Mexican states of Oaxaca, Guerrero, Michoacan, Jalisco and Colima, can reach 70-150 liters per m2. In these areas is still a danger of flooding and landslide.