Tropical storm Paul expected to hit Baja Peninsula and Mexico

Tropical storm, Paul, is moving across the Pacific Ocean southwest of the Baja California peninsula and is expected to become a hurricane on Monday. Beginning Monday evening, the storm is expected to cause dangerous swells, high surf, and rip current conditions in the Baja peninsula area.

The storm is forecast to hit Mexico at about 18:00 GMT on October 17.

Travellers should monitor local weather reports and seek shelter when necessary. Travellers should avoid travelling in affected areas since essential services, including transportation, may be disrupted.

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