Civil Protection decreases alerts for rains: yellow in coastal and mountainous areas, and green at the national level

This Tuesday, authorities that make up the Civil Protection System annulled the alerts issued on June 16, modifying the stratified alert for emergencies due to rains:

Yellow alert for coastal municipalities, mountain and volcanic chains; and green alert in the rest of the country, this due to remnants of tropical storm Celia.

The Minister of the Interior, Juan Carlos Bidegain reported that among the last emergencies that the different institutions have attended to is a traffic accident on the highway to Los Naranjos, a gully in the Nejapa area, 3 fallen trees and 6 landslides in the Troncal del North.

For his part, the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN), Fernando López explained that tropical storm Celia is moving away from Salvadoran territory, however, there is a probability of moderate to heavy rains throughout the country.

“For the next 48 hours, we will always have rains, although Tropical Depression Celia is ceasing to influence our country”reported the Minister of the Environment, Fernando López.

At the same time, the authorities asked both the population and the municipal commissions to maintain vigilance in municipalities near the coast and to the south of the volcanic strip, and some to the west due to the medium probability (30% – 60%) of occurrence of impacts. media such as falls from branches, trees and billboards of different dimensions, due to moisture in the ground.

Civil Protection added that the suspension of artisanal fishing is without effect, since the expected conditions of waves and wind in the sea are appropriate for activities such as fishing, transport and maritime tourism.

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