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    Hurricane Willa to Hit Central Mexico, Set to Become Category 4 - Reports

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    The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Sunday that Hurricane Willa due to make a landfall in Central Mexico on Tuesday.

    The center also added that hurricane is rapidly strengthening into a powerful storm.

    The NHC said that hurricane Willa, located about 250 miles southwest of Cabo Corrientes, on the coast of Jalisco state, is set to become a Category 4 storm on the 5-step Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale by the time it reaches land.

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    Meanwhile, AP reported that Hurricane Willa strengthens into Category 3 storm as it heads for western Mexico.

    Earlier this month, the hurricane Michael hit the United States, killing 29 people and leaving the city of Mexico Beach, Florida, ruined.


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