Ensenada Wind Damage

The storm brought down wiring, trees and spectacular power outages, lack of water, flooded homes and landslides

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
the roof of a gas station gas located in the Pedro Loyola Avenue collapsed.
Bajadock: power was off for approx 2 hours Sunday in my hood.  Some trees, signs and fences were toppled.
Luis Miguel Ramirez / El Vigia
lramirez@elvigia.net Ensenada, BCMore than 250 events were seen around the town by various departments, as a result of strong gusts of wind recorded from Sunday night until yesterday, which reached more than 70 kilometers per hour.The ninth winter storm of the season, which manifested with strong winds, moderate rain, even hail, brought down wiring, trees and spectacular power outages, lack of water, flooded homes, landslides, among other mishaps.

Information released by the Ministry of State Security (SSPE), states that Ensenada was the second town of the company’s calls made by citizens to the emergency number 066.

From 06:00 hours on Sunday 31 January, at 06:00 pm yesterday, radio operators and channeled this port received 417 reports resulting from weather conditions; Tijuana took first place with nine incidents over.

The Municipal Public Security Bureau (DSPM), announced that official aided citizens over 30 reports recorded for about 12 hours; among the most important, there were six vehicle accidents with five injured, damage to buildings and closing roads. Colder Arturo Granados Gonzalez, director of Municipal Civil Protection, said that during Sunday afternoon minor reports were dealt due to the rains and winds in colonies like Emiliano Zapata Canyon Buena Vista and downtown.

  • 417 citizen calls 066
  • 6 road accidents with five injured
  • More than 30 reports required the help of local agents
  • 250 events attended by various agencies
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