CDMX receives New Year 2021 with temperatures below zero in six municipalities

Temperatures of up to -2 degrees Celsius are expected in some municipalities of the CDMX. Photo: Cuartoscuro

2020 will close with low temperatures of down to -2 degrees Celsius in at least six municipalities, so the authorities of the Secretariat for Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection capitalists activated the Red alert.

According to the capital dependency, the mayors in this situation are:

  • Alvaro Obregon
  • Cuajimalpa
  • Magdalena Contreras
  • Milpa Alta
  • Tlalpan
  • Xochimilco

The low temperatures that are forecast for the demarcations of the capital of our country are estimated to occur between the 04:00 and 09:00 hours on Friday, January 1, 2021.

In addition, he reminded the population of the recommendations to avoid complications caused by temperature drop in CDMX. Among the recommendations are:

  • Cover nose and mouth
  • Wear at least three layers of clothing, preferably cotton or wool
  • Use cream to hydrate and protect the skin from the cold
  • Wear warm, waterproof shoes
  • Wear gloves

He also called for the protection of old people of low temperatures and recommended that during the cold season the following care for this sector:

  • Close doors and windows to concentrate heat
  • Use moisturizing skin creams
  • That they stay well hydrated
  • Use blankets / duvets

The last day of the atypical 2020 in CDMX was also affected by the strong gusts of wind that occurred during the early morning, which is why the yellow alert was activated in the municipalities Azcapotzalco, Benito Juárez, Coyoacán, Cuauhtémoc, Gustavo A. Madero, Iztacalco, Iztapalapa, Miguel Hidalgo, Tláhuac and Venustiano Carranza.

For its part, National Water Comission, through National Meteorological Service (SMN), pointed out in its climate forecast that strong winds with gusts exceeding 70 km / h will occur in the states of the Mesa del Norte and Mesa Central, including the Mexico’s valley.

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