Hurricane Willa Makes Landfall; Reduces in Strength

  • Hurricane Willa has finally made landfall in the western part of Mexico. According to the NHC (National Hurricane Center) of the US, the hurricane would get weak very soon after the landfall but has warned that it could cause landslides and flash flooding. Earlier dubbed as catastrophic and life-threatening, the once category 4 storm has now calmed down. However, it is still a category 3 storm and has a sustained wind speed of 120 mph. It is causing a potentially dangerous storm surge. The NHC is warning people to stay in the premises of their houses. The hurricane warning is still on in Las Islas Marias, and areas ranging from tourist city Mazatlan to coastal area San Blas.