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  • 22/01/2016 | Argentina

    More than 700,000 left without power amid killer heat wave

    The ENRE energy supply watchdog reported that more than 752,767 people were struggling with power cuts amid a killer heat wave melting the City and the province of Buenos Aires.

  • 23/01/2014 | Argentina

    Heat Index in Buenos Aires reaches 46.8°C

    The Heat Index in the City of Buenos Aires today reached a suffocating 46.8°C, while the National Meteorological Service (SMN) repeated their warning for intense storms later in the afternoon.

  • 28/10/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't says works progress to guarantee power supply

    Cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich commented on the meeting the government held with Edesur and Edenor power companies and said that investments are being made to prevent power outages in the summer.

  • 03/01/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't announces sanctions on electricity companies following massive power outages

    Planning Minister Julio De Vido held a press conference today to announce sanctions on electricity companies Edesur and Edenor following the power outages thousands of citizens in Buenos Aires City and surrounding areas were faced to in recent weeks amid a historic heat wave that brought stifling temperatures for 18 days.

  • 10/01/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't toughens stance on electricity companies, launches new measures

    Following the December crisis when electricity companies Edenor and Edesur failed to meet the power demand of thousands in BA City and its surrounding areas, Planning Minister Julio De Vido announced a series of measures in the electricity sector. The government had already announced sanctions to compensate affected users.

  • 17/01/2014 | Argentina

    Orange alert declared in BA City, Rosario

    The National Meteorological Service (SMN) declared an orange alert for the cities of Buenos Aires and Rosario, as well as surroundings.

  • 29/12/2013 | Argentina

    Heat wave, 'red alert' continue in BA City, surrounding areas

    The National Meteorological Service (SMN) has maintained its red alert due to the heat wave that continues to affect the City of Buenos Aires and surrounding areas, the seventh consecutive day that the maximum warning has been in force.

  • 01/01/2014 | Argentina

    City Weather alert reduced to 'Yellow'

    The National Meteorological Service (SMN) has lowered the weather alert for the City of Buenos Aires to yellow, due to the intense heat wave that has affected the capital in recent week.

  • 02/01/2014 | Argentina

    Relief comes as heat wave starts to break

    After a two-week heat wave that led to record power usage and thousands forced to face dark and water shortages, rains have brought relief to citizens in Buenos Aires city and surrounding areas with a maximum temperature estimated at 20 C° for today.

  • 15/12/2013 | Argentina

    Yellow alert declared as City temperature hits 36°

    The National Meteorological Service (SMN) has repeated a yellow health alert for the cities of Buenos Aires and Rosario as well as surrounding areas, reacting to a heat wave that continues to affect the region.

  • 27/12/2013 | Argentina

    'Face the people,' De Vido tells electricity companies

    Federal Planning and Public Services Minister Julio De Vido urged power suppliers companies Edenor and Edesur to “show up” at the site where citizens are currently staging pickets and protests and inform them when the electricity service will be restored.

  • 28/12/2013 | Argentina

    Minister De Vido warns of sanctions snowball if power is not restored

    Planning Minister Julio De Vido renewed his criticism of Edenor and Edesur companies urging their board members to resolve the power outages affecting hundreds of families in Argentina as a heat wave currently hitting the country is expected to give no break at least till Wednesday 31 with temperatures topping an average temperature of 36°C.

  • 08/11/2012 | Argentina

    Yellow alert: Heat wave continues

    The heat wave affecting Buenos Aires City and Province remains, as well as the yellow alert in the area. Citizens continue under intense temperatures, awaiting the relief that rain is expected to bring tomorrow.

  • 26/12/2012 | Argentina

    Heat wave kills City Zoo polar bear

    Winner, the last polar bear living in the Buenos Aires City Zoo died early on Christmas morning "due to the unusually high temperatures, combined with Christmas eve fireworks and the bear’s nervious temperament,” a communiqué released today confirmed.

  • 11/09/2013 | Argentina

    Historic winter heat wave hits Buenos Aires

    The Buenos Aires City and province area are being hit by unusual temperatures by the end of winter, reaching 34.4 degrees yesterday and setting a historical record for the highest temperature in September since 1944.

  • 20/01/2012 | Argentina

    Orange alert issued for BA City and province due to heat

    The National Weather Forecast Service (SMN) issued an Orange Alert today due to the increasing high temperatures in Buenos Aires City and province areas. Temperatures are expected to reach 35 degrees Celsius this afternoon with an even higher heat index, officials informed.

  • 21/01/2012 | Argentina

    Scorching heat wave continues

    City and Greater Buenos Aires area residents will be subjected to another day with very high temperatures, according to the National Weather Forecast service (SMN). Scattered showers are expected to fall, while the orange alert issued due to the heat wave remains.

  • 15/02/2012 | Argentina

    'Orange Alert' issued in the Capital

  • 09/01/2012 | Argentina

    Yellow alert: heat wave expected to hit BA City, province today

    A very warm afternoon is expected today for the Buenos Aires area with temperatures reaching a high of 38 degrees.

  • 10/01/2012 | Argentina

    Hail alert issued in BA City after intense heat

    After the second consecutive day of intense heat in the City and Greater Buenos Aires areas with the registered heat index reaching highs of 40 degrees Celsius, the National Weather Forecast Service (SMN) issued a hail and heavy storms alert.

  • 18/01/2012 | Argentina

    Yellow alert: heat wave expected for BA City, province this afternoon

    Yet another a very warm afternoon is expected today for the Buenos Aires area with temperatures reaching a high of 33 degrees.

  • 09/03/2011 | Argentina

    Yellow alert remains in effect due to high temperatures

    The National Weather Forecast Service issued a yellow alert due to the sustained high temperatures and heat index in the City and the Greater Buenos Aires area. Temperatures are expected to reach 32°C.

  • 03/11/2011 | Argentina

    Heat wave to hit Buenos Aires today

    After tough winter porteños are about to finally have a taste of the Spring as temperatures are expected to skyrocket this afternoon, informed National Meteorological Service (SMN).

  • 06/01/2012 | Argentina

    Scorching day in the City: temps reach record 37 degrees

    City and Greater Buenos Aires area residents endured the hottest day of 2012 thus far, with temperatures reaching 37 degrees under a scorching sun, while the National Weather Forecast service announced the extremely high temperatures stay until Tuesday, at least.

  • 21/07/2011 | World

    Massive heat wave spreads across the US

    Crowds flocked to waterfronts and swimming pools on the US East Coast and in the Midwest today to try to cope with a massive heat wave that has killed at least 22 people this week. The National Weather Service issued excessive heat warnings for wide areas of the central and eastern United States, saying the combined heat and humidity could push the "real feel" temperature to 115 Fahrenheit (46 Celsius) through Saturday.


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