Typhoon Jimena, who categorized very dangerous hurricane with category five, Tuesday 1 September 2009, moves toward Baja California. Mexican officials said 20,000 families had to be evacuated. Jimena which brought winds of 250 km/h were expected to weaken to category four hurricane before landing in Baja California Tuesday night or Wednesday morning.
According to the U.S. National Hurricane Center, based in Miami, the storm center was located 345 km south of Cabo San Lucas, at 06.00 yesterday. More than 1,000 foreign tourists to fly to Los Cabos, a resort town on the southern tip of Baja California peninsula. They are placed in the highest state of readiness. Jimena Typhoon feared to trigger a landslide so it is dangerous to 20,000 families living in the hills.