The province of Mendoza, a large part of Neuquén, Río Negro, towns in the east of La Pampa and San Luis, and the south of Buenos Aires are under red alert for extreme heatthe maximum level established by the National Meteorological Service (SMN), with maximum temperatures that can reach 38 degrees.
In fact, at noon, more than half of the national territory registered temperatures above 30 degrees. Of the 86 weather stations that sent their measurements for the 12th hour, a total of 45 reported values above that mark.
The SMN ranking places the Formosa town of Las Lomitas at the top, with 36.4 degrees Celsius. Immediately after were the capital of Catamarca (34.2°), the capital of Chaco Presidente Roque Sáenz Peña (34°) and the capital of Salta San Ramón de la Nueva Orán (33.4°).
The red level alert indicates that temperatures can have a “high to extreme effect” on health and be “very dangerous” affected “all people, even the healthy ones“, according to the description of the meteorological organization.
Meanwhile, several districts of San Juan, Río Negro and Neuquén, as well as the province of Buenos Aires (north of Tres Arroyos, Necochea, Coronel Dorrego, among others) are under the orange level due to extreme temperatures, which can be dangerous. . for risk groups.
In addition, a yellow alert is in effect for a large part of Buenos Aires, La Pampa, San Luis, Córdoba, Santiago del Estero, the south of Santa Cruz and some areas of Entre Ríos.
In this case, the temperatures will have a mild to moderate effect on health but can be dangerous, especially for risk groups, such as boys and girls, people over 65 years of age, with chronic diseases.
According to the temperature ranking prepared by the SMN, at 7 o’clock the hottest city in the country was San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, with 26.4 degrees; followed by San Juan, with 26 degrees; Viedma, with 25.7 degrees, and La Rioja, with 25.3.
What will the weather be like in AMBA?
This Monday will be sunny in the city of Buenos Aires and surrounding areas, with winds from the north and with an estimated temperature of 23 degrees minimum and 30 degrees maximum, reported the National Meteorological Service (SMN).
Tomorrow is expected to be a day with somewhat partly cloudy skies and a temperature that will rise to a minimum of 23 degrees and a maximum of 34 degrees.
On Wednesday, meanwhile, partially cloudy skies are expected and a temperature that will remain at a minimum of 23 degrees and a maximum of 34 degrees.