Yellow Alert by intense heat wave forecast in the main Argentine cities


El Nacional Weather Service  (SMN) today issued a yellow alert for the city of Buenos Aires and surrounding areas, due to the high temperatures recorded yesterday and forecasts for the weekend.

A wave of intense heat with temperatures that could reach 37 degrees is expected this weekend in Capital Federal and Gran Buenos Aires.

Buenos Aires Ministry of Health advised the public, especially children and the elderly, avoid the sun during peak hours at high temperatures expected this weekend and early next.

The provincial health ministry recommended, in a statement, increase water intake and not abuse the air conditioning to prevent respiratory problems.

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