The National Meteorological Service issued a yellow alert for strong storms for this Tuesday, February 13 in five provinces.
Yellow alert for storms: which provinces are affected today
The provinces affected by the yellow alert for storms are the following: Chaco, Corrientes, Formosa, Misiones and Salta.
Map of the National Meteorological Service (Photo: SMN).
This storm alert is in effect from 06:00 today, Tuesday the 13th, until 05:59 tomorrow, Wednesday, February 14.
What are the recommendations to take into account in a yellow alert for storms?
Don't take out the trash. Remove objects that prevent water from draining;Avoid outdoor activities;Do not take shelter near trees and electricity 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;Inform yourself from the authorities. Always have an emergency backpack ready with a flashlight, radio, documents and telephone.
How National Weather Service alerts are classified
RED: is when exceptional meteorological phenomena with the potential to cause emergencies or disasters are expected.
ORANGE: dangerous weather phenomena for society, life, property and the environment are announced.
YELLOW: meteorological phenomena with the potential for damage and risk of momentary interruption of daily activities are expected.
GREEN: no meteorological phenomena that imply risks are expected.