Storm Zeta bears down on Mexico's Yucatan coast, threatens U.S.

MEXICO CITY (Reuters)-Zeta was on course to transform into Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula Hurricane and Pound late on Monday, the U.S.

Before heading to the United States , the National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported.

South America's Gulf Coast, menacing.

If the storm reaches Southern US states, it could establish new records on the number of hurricane landfalls in the USA. The storm is likely to interrupt the development of oil.

Sunday's BP [BP.L] said four offshore US citizens were evacuating.

After the tropical storm Zeta flared up in the Caribbean Sea, Gulf in Mexico oil platforms and stable services.

The tourist resorts of Cozumel and Tulum, all of us in their city, are warned by a hurricane in Mexico.

The Zeta would be triggering a "dangerous increase in hurricane" and raising water levels of up to 1-3 feet above usual tide while reaching the Yucatan Peninsula, advised NHC.

Zeta is forecast to carry strong rainfall to Central and Western Cuba, the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, southern Florida, and the Keys, said the NHC, as well as to reach Mexico.

NHC predicted Zeta 's hurricane intensity on Wednesday as it approaches the North Coast of the Gulf, "the chances of earthquake, rain and winds from Louisiana to Panhandle are increasing."

NHC added that Zeta is roughly 275 miles (442.6 km) from Cozumel Island in Mexico with maximum manageable winds of 50 miles (80.5 km) an hour.

(Editing by Michael Perry by Drazen Jorgic)

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