Alert today for extreme cold: La Rioja and eight other provinces affected

Alert today for extreme cold: La Rioja and eight other provinces affected
Alert today for extreme cold: La Rioja and eight other provinces affected

The National Weather Service renewed its warnings for low temperatures for this Monday.

The cold remains strong in several areas of Argentina, and that is why the National Meteorological Service (SMN) renewed its alerts for extreme low temperatures for this Monday.

This is a yellow alert that applies to the regions of Córdoba, San Luis, Santiago del Estero, Chaco, Jujuy, La Rioja, San Juan, Mendoza and Santa Cruz.

The yellow level alert establishes a mild to moderate effect on health, according to the SMN system.

It implies, in this case, that temperatures can be dangerous, especially for risk groups, such as boys and girls, people over 65 years of age, with chronic diseases.

recommendations

-Avoid prolonged exposure to cold outdoors. When going out, dress warmly with many layers of light clothing.

-Generate more body heat through movement (walking, getting up and sitting down, moving your limbs, etc.).

-Keep the house safely heated.

-Avoid sudden changes in temperature, as they can cause respiratory system diseases.

-Drink plenty of fluids and avoid alcoholic beverages.

-If you are affected by the cold, do not self-medicate, consult a doctor or go to the nearest health center.

-If you have prescribed medication, keep the action plan updated.

-Do not smoke in closed environments.

-Pay special attention to boys and girls, the elderly and those with chronic illnesses.

 
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