Amanda hurricane loses strength during its advance across the Pacific
Thursday is expected to be degraded to a tropical storm as it approaches to Cabo San Lucas in Southern California (Photo: Reuters)

Hurricane Amanda continues its step towards the Pacific Ocean with little force, since Tuesday returned to Category 2 on the Saffir-Simpson scale as it moves toward northwest Mexico.
The National Weather Service, said that Amanda is located 920 kilometers south-southwest of Los Cabos, in Baja California Sur, producing sustained winds of 165 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 205.
According to meteorologists the system is still far from the Mexican Pacific but its cloud detachments “enough to cover the states of Jalisco, Michoacan, Colima and Nayarit.”

Potential muyfuertes rains Jalisco and Michoacan, Colima and heavy rains in Nayarit, hurricane “Amanda”. / bfGrAzsDSS
– CNA Climate (@ conagua_clima) May 27, 2014
Estimate also generate very heavy rainfall (50 to 75 mm) in the states of Jalisco and Michoacan, Colima and Nayarit and light and waves up to 4 meters high.
Hurricane is expected to continue to lose strength as it passes through the waters of the Pacific and degrade to a tropical storm on Thursday as it is located 540 kilometers south of Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur.

Hurricane “Amanda” cat. 2 is located at 16:00 h in Lat. 15.0 ° N and Long. 112.6 ° W, 920 km south-southwest of Cabo San Lucas, BCS
– CNA Climate (@ conagua_clima) May 27, 2014
About eight tropical cyclones hit Mexico in 2013, three in the Atlantic basin and five in the Pacific.Two of them, Ingrid and Manuel, which hit simultaneously, left 157 dead.