The state director of Civil Protection, Ricardo Ursúa Moctezuma, confirmed that there is severe damage in the coastal municipalities of Colima due to the high waves caused by the passage of Hurricane Enrique.
“We have strong winds, intense waves and floods; in addition to damage to the beach houses and businesses of El Paraíso in Armería, El Real and Pascuales in Tecomán, as well as in La Boquita, in Manzanillo ”, declared Ricardo Ursúa Moctezuma.
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In the municipality of Manzanillo, the first temporary shelter has opened, located in the National College of Technical Professional Education (Conalep), and it is expected that people will begin to arrive to take refuge.
The Regional Captaincy of the port of Manzanillo closed navigation to larger vessels. The port has been closed for smaller boats for the last two days already.
Through his social networks, the Governor of Colima José Ignacio Peralta Sánchez reported that a momentary evaluation of the damage caused by this weather phenomenon is being carried out.
"The State Civil Protection Unit, in coordination with the other government agencies, continues to carry out tours to review the damage that the tropical storm Enrique has caused up to this moment."
Therefore, the state governor asked citizens to take their precautions in case it is necessary for them to leave home, in addition to attentive to official information issued by the state government.