HURRICANE BERYL: Schools Closed, Alcohol Ban in Place – Quintana Roo Braces for Impact

In response to the approaching Hurricane Beryl, the government of Quintana Roo has announced the suspension of all school classes on the 4th and 5th of July. In addition, a "Dry Law" prohibiting the sale of alcohol will be enforced starting from Thursday.

Hurricane Beryl, classified as a category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale, is currently positioned 480 kilometers east-southeast of Kingston, Jamaica, and 1,585 kilometers east-southeast of Cancun. The hurricane is moving to the west-northwest at a speed of 35 km/h, with maximum sustained winds of 240 km/h.

Residents of Quintana Roo can expect heavy rainfall, strong wind gusts, and high waves as the storm approaches. Local authorities are urging the public to prepare for potential impacts.

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