Yellow alert for strong winds in much of the country.  (Photo: SMN)

The National Meteorological Service (SMN) issued this Thursday a yellow alert for strong winds In a large part of the country.

// See also: Yellow alert for strong gusts of wind for Córdoba

Mendoza, San Juan, saint Louis, Córdoba, Santa Fe and Buenos Airesare some of the affected provinces.

Yellow alert for strong winds in much of the country. (Photo: SMN)

Strong winds topple trees and create chaos in Córdoba

The temporal that lashes these hours Córdoba already caused important inconvenience and material losses. In the city, the mighty winds felled trees and created chaos in different neighborhoods.

During the afternoon, different complications generated by these bursts who entered the province from the south. In the center, for example, a tree was uprooted at the intersection of Urquiza and La Rioja streets, and crushed a jeep truck that was parked there.

Center.  Two women were parking the truck when the tree collapsed (Photo by Twitter Javier Sassi).

Center. Two women were parking the truck when the tree collapsed (Photo by Twitter Javier Sassi).

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In different localities of the province, bursts reached 100 kilometers per hour, causing roof blasting and major damage.

The hurricane force winds They destroyed a concessionaire located between Villa Rumipal and Santa Rosa de Calamuchita. They also generated traffic problems as visibility was significantly reduced.

Oliva, Oncativo and Laguna Larga were left without electricity. Meanwhile, in Embalse the wind brought down a prefab house. Firefighters in the area are carrying out preventive tasks due to falling trees, branches, cutting of electrical cables and blasting sheet metal roofs.

Yellow alert for strong winds: the three councils of the National Weather Service

  1. Avoid outdoor activities.
  2. Secure items that can be blown up.
  3. Stay informed by authorities. Always have an emergency backpack with a flashlight, radio, documents and a phone ready.

// See also: Wind alert with gusts of intensity throughout the south of Mendoza

News in development.

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