Did meteorologists miscalculate the intensity of the 2021 rainy season?
Before it began, predictions indicated that rainfall would be below the norm. But a chain of tropical storms and hurricanes have churned up trouble on both coasts of Mexico, with the latest one named Olaf now brewing off Jalisco’s Pacific coast.
While the Chapala region hasn’t been hit nearly as hard as metro Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta and other parts of the nation, fierce rains at the first of the week have taken their toll on the local landscape.
In the early hours of Tuesday, September 7 the Chapala-Ajijic Libramiento was closed off for several hours after a patch the roadway near the Fire Department headquarters was blocked by a mudslide.