The NMS (National Metereological Service) issued a yellow alert for snowfall and strong winds, as a result of the Zonda wind, which will affect at least 10 provinces, so precautions are recommended.
The organism He pointed out that winds of between 40 and 50 kilometers per hour (k / h) could be reached; furthermore, the NMS warns that there will be wind gusts of up to 75 kilometers per hour.
According to him NMS, the provinces on yellow alert due to Zonda wind are: Tucumán, San Juan, Salta, La Rioja, Jujuy and CatamarcaTherefore, it is recommended to avoid outdoor activities, in addition to protecting roofs and windows.
For its part, in Mendoza, Neuquén and part of Río Negro, there is an alert because there will be low-intensity snowfalls, with accumulated values that could reach 20 to 45 centimeters.
In addition, in Río Negro, the authorities of the Nahuel Huapi National Park requested to travel with extreme caution due to the alert for “intense snowfall”, for which they recommended driving with vehicles suitable for snow.
In case the snowfalls intensify, they recommend to the population: “not to go out and be attentive to the closure of circuits, roads and paths due to the accumulation of snow”.
They also requested “to consult the Argentine Naval Prefecture about the state of the ports and the navigation before going out to sail and to verify the conditions of the vehicle prior to circulating (antifreeze, chains, lights, the height of the car and the path to travel), in addition to be careful in the places of shadows on the routes, since they are an indicator of the presence of black ice”.
Where will the rains be?
Just as there is an alert for snowfall and wind, the organism reported that isolated rains will arrive in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Airesso a drop in temperature is also expected.
As detailed by the SMN, there is a 60% chance of drizzle by 4:00 p.m., while the chances will increase to 90% around 6:00 p.m., which would last until approximately 10:00 at night.