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A lake of west-central Mexico southeast of Guadalajara. It is the largest lake in the country and a popular resort area.


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Lake, the largest lake in Mexico, located in Jalisco state. 651 sq. mi. (1686 sq. km).
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The deceased were identified as Ananta Mahato, Gopeshwar Mahato, Gobardhansing Sardar, Kinkarsing Sardar, Tapansing Sardar, Arjunsing Muda and Chapala Garai.
Por lo que se han buscado, ademas de Chapala, nuevas fuentes de abastecimiento de agua fuera de su zona de influencia y construido diversas obras de infraestructura hidraulica para llevar agua a la ciudad; dichas obras se han propuesto para cubrir no solo las necesidades presentes, sino tambien la demanda futura; sin embargo, estas solo han respondido en el corto plazo, ya que se han tenido que seguir buscando otras alternativas para el abastecimiento de agua a la ZMG (Duran y Torres-2004).
WARE / WESTBORO - Mary (Kondrat) Lapen, 84, of Chapala, Jal, Mexico, formerly of Westboro, West Brookfield, and Ware, passed away on Monday, Aug.
Aden, Safar 10, 1437, Nov 22, 2015, SPA -- Undersecretary of Shabuwa Governorate Nasser Al-Qimaishi and the Director General of Radhum Province Mohammed Al-Shakliyah launched here today distribution of the first batch of relief aid provided by King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Workings for the victims of Chapala hurricane, in Radhum province.
Le retour a encore une fois ete annonce dimanche au cours d'une visite du Premier ministre, Khaled Bahah, a l'ile yemenite de Socotra, recemment touchee par les cyclones Chapala et Megh.
They noted however, that this could change, in part due to the impact of El Nino in Africa and the tropical cyclones Chapala and Megh in the Arabian Peninsula and the Horn of Africa.
During the meeting, Al-Abbasi poited out that the war on Yemen affected the humanitarian situation in the country, in addition to the consequences of Chapala and Megh cyclones.
Tropical storms Chapala and Megh this month hit the island of Socotra in the Arabian Sea some 350 kilometres off the Yemeni mainland, as well as the south eastern provinces of Shabwa and Hadramout.
Kuwait has provided a number of donations and relief projects to Yemen under the supervision of the Kuwait Relief Society, including food baskets, medical relief, and water, in addition to urgent aid in facing Chapala hurricane.
AFP reports that a second cyclone made landfall on Socotra, a Yemeni island, just days after cyclone Chapala displaced over 44,000 people.
It will follow a track similar to Chapala, but this feature will not be nearly as strong," Jason Nicholls, senior meteorologist from Accuweather.
The UAE will not suffer any adverse weather created by Cyclone Chapala, the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology has told 7DAYS.