The National Water Commission reported a white balance during the passage of hurricane Pamela category 1 in Mazatlan.
Leonardo González Neri, Manager of Infrastructure Protection and Emergency Attention, explained that he brought to the port an accumulated water of 138 millimeters and sustained winds of 120 kilometers per hour and gusts of 150 kilometers per hour.
The main affected areas in the city are the El Toreo and Jacarandas subdivisions, in the latter the water rose one meter in height inside the houses and the evacuation of families was necessary, as well as the Sánchez Celis and López Mateos colonies.
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“Fortunately, the objective was fulfilled first of all, the protection of the civilian population. Up to this moment, we have no report of injured people or people reported as missing persons, nor deaths. That is the important thing in that sense.”
He explained that other damages in the city are the power failures In different areas, felled trees, electrical wiring in some streets, while in rural areas, tours are being made, although the preliminary report is that there are no serious incidents.
It should be noted that three temporary shelters were enabled: the Cultural Institute of the West, the Mazatlán Convention Center, and the Sixto Osuna Elementary School in Villa Unión, where the DIF Mazatlán System and the State Health Secretariat received 92 people.
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