Heat wave: why do you anticipate that the alert will change from yellow to orange?

By suspending several of the activities it organizes in the summer, the Municipality of La Plata issued a particular warning on the Risk Attention Level (NAR), anticipating in advance that due to the temperatures that will be registered on Monday it will be “Yellow” but at the same time anticipating that on Tuesday that warning will rise to “Orange”..

The reasons? As reported by the local Hydrometeorology Directorate, “as of Monday 10, an extreme heat wave event will begin that will last all week, with minimum temperatures between 23 ° C and 28 ° C and maximum temperatures with an expected range between 35 ° C and 40 ° C ”. For this reason, from Monday, the ‘Yellow’ Risk Level of Attention will govern for the city. “

Of course, the figures that are anticipated in the different forecasts place to Tuesday as one of the hottest days, with maximum temperatures that could reach 40 degrees. It is also expected that Wednesday or Thursday temperatures may drop, although always above 30 degrees, to rise again to 38 or 40 degrees on Friday, which is supposed to be the last day of the new heat wave.

As already reported 0221.com.ar, the Municipality of La Plata decided to suspend activities due to the heat wave that will affect the city and much of the country.

The following is the list of activities that were suspended and other measures that were arranged to attend the emergency from Monday, when the “Yellow” Risk Attention Level will govern, which will continue the next day when it goes to “Orange” :

  • Classes in the ‘City in Motion’ program and physical activities scheduled by the Commune are suspended.

  • The colony for people with disabilities is suspended and the start of the colony for the elderly is postponed for a week.

  • The aerobic track of the Republic of Children will be closed from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. In addition, the opening hours of the property will be extended from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

  • The aerobic track of the Ecological Park will be closed from 10 am to 6 pm. In addition, the opening hours of the property will be extended from 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

  • The workshops of the Municipal School of Art will be limited, rescheduling the activities that take place between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

  • Special assistance will be provided for homeless people.

  • SAME will implement a contingency plan for possible power cuts in health centers.

  • Attention to the public for procedures related to driver’s licenses is suspended in the dependent offices of the Commune (20 and 50, ACA and Gonnet). Shifts will be rescheduled and neighbors will be notified. The current extensions of 18 and 24 months are recalled.

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