The depression is located at a latitude of 15.4 degrees north and a longitude of 70.4 degrees east, with an estimated wind speed of around 40-50 km, accompanied by intense convective rain clouds, the NCM said in a statement.
Hurricane Lorena neared Mexico's resort-studded Los Cabos area on Friday as owners pulled their boats from the water, tourists hunkered down in hotels, and police and soldiers went through low-lying, low-income neighbourhoods urging people to evacuate.
Hundreds of thousands of young people taking to the streets across the globe sends a loud and clear message that decision-makers do not anymore have the luxury of dilly-dallying
The government weather agency issued a rare red warning for the area, saying there was a risk of "significant impacts from flooding" that included a "danger to life from fast flowing water, extensive flooding to property and road closures."
As of 2am on Sunday, the storm’s center was located about 405 miles (650 kilometers) south-southwest of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, the US National Hurricane Center in Miami said.
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele declared a 15-day state of emergency to cope with the effects of the storm, which he estimated to have caused $200 million in damage, but which weakened later in the day as it moved into Guatemala.