There is a weather alert for storms and hail in the Metropolitan Area
The National Meteorological Service (SMN) issued a short-term alert for possible storms and hail in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires (AMBA).
The announcement was issued at 12:39 p.m. and covers the Buenos Aires parties of Almirante Brown, Esteban Echeverria, Ezeiza, General Rodríguez, Hurlingham, Ituzaingo, La Matanza, Lomas de Zamora, Merlo, Moreno, Morón, Pilar and the city of Buenos Aires.
Among the prevention measures suggested by the agency are staying in closed buildings such as houses, schools or public buildings; stay away from electrical appliances and avoid using corded phones.
Also, avoid driving through flooded or affected streets; if there is a risk of water entering a house, cut off the power supply; avoid outdoor activities and to minimize the risk of being struck by lightning, do not stay on beaches, rivers, lagoons or pools.
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