Warnings for the first tropical storm of the eastern Pacific season – Aletta have been lifted, as the storm moved out farther to the sea. Aletta could bring along with it, heavy rainfall along with flash floods and mudslides to the mountainous coast. This warning has been issued by forecasters from Punta Maldonado northwest to Zihuatanejo, as the storm was located about 195 kilometers (120 miles) south of Zihuatanejo’s Pacific beach resort.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami reported that Aletta was slowly moving farther out to sea, with winds sustaining near 40 mph (65 km/h). But, the fears of the devastation the storm can bring is not yet totally subdued, as it could again strengthen during the next two days, according to the center.