Yellow level weather alert for hail, storms and severe winds: what time does it start and what areas are in danger

Yellow level weather alert for hail, storms and severe winds: what time does it start and what areas are in danger
Yellow level weather alert for hail, storms and severe winds: what time does it start and what areas are in danger

He National Meteorological Service (SMN) issued a yellow alert for some areas of the province of Missions for the afternoon and evening of this Monday, June 17, holiday. In line with the “orange” warning that was in effect for this weekend, the institution predicted storms, hail and possible fall of hail.

Yellow level weather alert for hail and severe storms: what time does it start and which areas are at serious risk

The province already came with heavy rains and thunderstorms and, now, it is expected that the intense fall of water will be accompanied “by intense gusts, strong electrical activityoccasional fall of hail and fundamentally abundant falls of water in short periods.”

“Values ​​of accumulated precipitation are estimated between 50 and 100 mm throughout the periodand can be overcome in a timely manner,” they reported from the SMN’s official website.

Yellow level weather alert for hail, storms and severe winds: what time does it start and which areas are in danger.

In this sense, the affected areas of the province of Misiones by the yellow alert will be: 25 of May; Apostles; Cainguás; Conception; Leandro N. Alem; Obera; San Javier and South Guarani.

Recommendations for the yellow alert for hail, storms and winds

The yellow alert that governs Missionsforesees “possible meteorological phenomena with the potential for damage and risk of momentary interruption of daily activities”.

For this reason, the SMN established a series of recommendations for avoid damage and accidents due to bad weather.

  • Don’t take out the trash. Remove objects that prevent water from draining.
  • Avoid outdoor activities.
  • Do not take shelter near trees and power poles that may fall.
  • To minimize the risk of being struck by lightning, do not stay on beaches, rivers, lagoons or pools.
  • Be alert to the possible fall of hail.
  • Get informed from the authorities. Always have an emergency backpack ready with a flashlight, radio, documents and telephone.

Regarding the Early Warning System (SAT), the same “constitutes a fundamental tool for the safety of lives and the protection of property in the face of the possible threat of extreme weather phenomena, such as torrential rains, heavy snowfall, strong winds, high and low temperatures,” among others.

Yellow level weather alert for severe storms and extreme temperatures: which areas are at risk

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