December 2, 2023

By Nouran Salahieh | CNN

Hurricane Lidia made landfall in west-central Mexico Tuesday as an “extraordinarily harmful” class 4 storm, bringing fierce winds and heavy rain to the realm and threatening important flooding, in accordance with the Nationwide Hurricane Heart.

The hurricane’s middle, with most sustained winds of 140 mph, slammed into the state of Jalisco, close to Las Penitas, shortly earlier than 6 p.m. MT, in accordance with the Nationwide Hurricane Heart.

Lidia is anticipated to pound the area with usually 4 to eight inches of rain, and even as much as 12 inches in some areas, seemingly fueling flash flooding and mudslides, the hurricane middle mentioned.

“A harmful storm surge is anticipated to provide important coastal flooding close to and to the south of the place Lidia made landfall. Close to the coast, the surge will likely be accompanied by giant and damaging waves,” the hurricane middle mentioned.

Lidia is transferring towards the east-northeast at round 16 mph, with hurricane-force winds extending 30 miles out. Lidia’s middle is anticipated to maneuver inland over west-central Mexico Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning.

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