Heat wave hits Argentina: what to do and which are the most affected places?

From this Tuesday, January 11, a heat wave extreme affects the Argentina reported the National Meteorological Service (SMN). A temperature It is around 40 ° Celsius and, therefore, the entity issued a statement to advise the population on the ways in which they can go through this phenomenon.

In the following article, in addition to presenting recommendations to spend these days and identifying the provinces hit by the event, you will be able to review the existing temperatures in the cities of the neighboring country.

As reported by the SMN, the provinces that will be most affected by high temperatures will be:

Nevertheless, As the heat wave is expected to last approximately a week, the record of high temperatures may occur in provinces such as Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Santa Fe, Entre Ríos, Chaco, Corrientes and Misiones.

On the other hand, it should be noted that, from Patagonia to northern Argentina, temperatures are expected to range between 35 and 40 °, but, in many areas, the records will exceed the forecast.

As mentioned above, the SMN announced a series of recommendations to take into account during the week in order to face this situation.

If you have intense thirst and dry mouth, a temperature higher than 39ºC, excessive sweating, a feeling of suffocating heat, dry skin, exhaustion, dizziness or fainting, stomach pains, lack of appetite, nausea or vomiting, headaches and others conditions, must act as follows:

We present the temperature of the following provinces of Argentina from Tuesday, December 11 at night:

This Tuesday, January 11, a massive blackout occurred in the capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires. As reported by the Electricity Regulatory Body (ENRE), about 53,973 Edesur users —A private electricity distribution company in Argentina— were affected by the electricity supply cut. In sum, a total of 148,777 users were without electricity service.

For his part, the journalist specialized in energy, Nicolás Gandini, reported through their social networks that the cuts took place in the north and west of the AMBA (Greater Buenos Aires). He said that the possible cause of the blackout would have been that Argentina would have reached its limit and a record 27,000 MW of electricity consumption. This would have caused the system to not hold and a 220 V line was disconnected at the Morón-Malaver station and 1,000 MV was lost.