Seymour intensifies into Category 1 hurricane

Hurricane Seymour is now centered off the coast of Colima and Michoacán

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English 24/10/2016 11:56 Newsroom Actualizada 11:56

Tropical Storm Seymour strengthened into Category 1 hurricane on Monday morning in the Pacific off Mexico's coast, according to the National Water Commission (Conagua).

On its official Twitter account, the commission said that the hurricane will bring heavy rains in western Mexico.

Seymour is centered off the coast of Colima and Michoacán.

Authorities urged people to take safety precautions during the heavy rains, high waves and strong winds.