The National Meteorological Service issued a yellow alert for storms this Sunday in Salta, Catamarca, Tucumán, Santa Cruz and Tierra del Fuego. In Chaco, Córdoba, San Luis and Santa Fe there are active alerts for the next few hours for gusts, hail and intense rains for today.
This storm warning is in effect from 06:02 this Sunday until midnight.
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Which provinces are affected by the yellow alert
In the province of Salta, strong storms are announced in San Antonio de los Cobres, Cachi, Cafayate, Metan for this Sunday. While in the capital, Salta, no storms are expected, but rather a partially cloudy sky with isolated rains. Towards the north of the province like Tartagal, good weather is forecast.
In Catamarca, intense storms are expected in the region of Antofalla, Antofagasta de la Sierra, Loro Huasi, Andalgalá. While in San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca heavy rains are expected, with a maximum of 36 degrees.
In Tucumán, strong storms are expected in Tafí del Valle, Zárate, Laguna de Robles and Juan Bautista Alberdi. In San Miguel de Tucumán, partially cloudy weather is announced with a maximum of 35 degrees for today.
For Santa Cruz, heavy rains are announced for today and winds, with gusts of up to 61 kilometers per hour for tonight. Río Gallegos, El Calafate and almost the entire province are affected by the bad weather forecast.
In Tierra del Fuego, rain is expected for today, with strong gusts of wind with gusts of up to 82 kilometers per hour.
For Chaco, Córdoba, San Luis and Santa Fe there are active weather warnings for the next three hours. During this period, gusts, hail or heavy rain may occur.
Yellow alert for storms: which provinces are affected this Sunday, January 28 (Photo: National Meteorological Service – SMN).
How National Weather Service alerts are classified:
Red level: occurs when exceptional meteorological phenomena with the potential to cause emergencies or disasters are expected.
Orange level: this is when dangerous weather phenomena for society, life, property and the environment are announced.
Yellow level: when meteorological phenomena with the potential for damage and risk of momentary interruption of daily activities are expected.
Green level: no meteorological phenomena that imply risks are expected.