May 24, 2013
Orange alert remains in effect due to high temperatures
The National Weather Forecast Service issued an orange alert as a result of the heat wave that affects the City and Greater Buenos Aires. The temperatures have reached 33°C in de the last few days, while the heat index soared to 34°C.
Officials issued the alert since “heat waves can be dangerous, especially for babies and young children, citizens over 65 and people with chronic diseases."
On Thursday, the temperature reached 31°C and the heat index soared to 34°C while porteños suffered heat that is inusual for late summer.
The National Weather Forecast Service informed that Friday , temperatures will range between 23°C and 27°C. On Saturday rain will lower the temperaturas further.