the intense temporary that hit much of the country in the last few hours, claimed the life of a person in the province of Córdoba and left multiple damages in several provincessuch as falling trees, light flooding and the temporary cutoff of electricity and internet services in much of the territory, official sources reported.
According to the Cordoba Police statement, a 39-year-old truck driver died in the town of Roque Sáenz Peña due to the fall of a power pole on his vehicle. The unfortunate accident occurred on Wednesday night, shortly after the rains began and bad weather unleashed by him temporary.
The Cordovan authorities also reported the fall of multiple trees, slight flooding in streets and avenues and interruptions in electricity, telephone, internet and cable services due to the strong winds and rains brought by the temporary.
The Government of Córdoba today announced the activation of an economic item to support the populations affected by the weather phenomenon and the rehabilitation of services that suffered damage. These grants will be delivered through the Permanent Fund for Attention to Disaster Situations, an agency attached to the Ministry of Social Development.
For his part, the temporary It also wreaked havoc in the Buenos Aires city of Bahía Blanca, blowing up the roofs of homes and sheds, flooding avenues, falling trees and power poles, and the interruption of power and internet services for several hours.
At the moment, there are no reports of injuries or evacuations in this region of Buenos Aires; however, the Civil Protection authorities They urged the population to “extreme precautionary and security measures when circulating through the streets and sidewalks”. They recommend leaving their homes as little as possible.
This afternoon, the National Meteorological Service (SMN) issued a orange alert for strong winds and risk of electrical storms for three provinces of the country: Buenos Aires, Córdoba and Santa Fe. While for the provinces of Misiones, La Pampa, Entre Ríos and San Luis a yellow alert was issued.
Heavy rainfall is expected in the next few hours, accompanied by gusts of wind, electrical activity and hail. Winds could reach speeds of between 70 and 90 kilometers per hour, so outdoor activities are discouraged, the agency urged.