Sunday , June 20 2021

In La Plata it fell 220 millimeters, more than two and a half times the historical accumulated in November

At 12 o'clock, it was two and a half times that it means during the month of November. The monthly historic average for the month of November in La Plata is 93 millimeters.
Civil Protection, Citizens, Security and Government Controls of Municipalities have implemented preventive activities on the public road to reduce the risks in flooded areas.
Complaints have been reported in various areas of the urban area, Villa Elisa and Villa Elvira, mainly as a result of the intensity of the showers during the afternoon.
"Despite the severity of the storm, there were no recorded evacuated persons. It is expected that for next few hours rain will be less intense," they said from the municipality.
In this regard, the Director of Hydrometeorology of the municipality of Mauricio Saldivar explained that "at 12 o'clock the rainfall average rainfall in November was two and a half times." The monthly historical average for the month of November in La Plata city is 93 mm. "

Accumulated water has been recorded by zones:

– Villa Elvira: 220.4 mm
– Villa Elisa: 213.8 mm
– Urban helmet: 153.4mm
– Melchor Romero: 76.8 mm
– Oven: 64.9 mm

In connection with the waterways that are particularly noted in the streets of the urban area, it has been explained that "the drainage system supports 30 mm per hour, but today we have two big storms in a short time of high intensity."
It was found that "at 12:25 am a storm that extended to 40 and fell 40 mm, at 18.20 h, after 90 mm rains, there was a storm that extended for 20 minutes in which it rained 32 mm."
On this line, the Hydraulic Director of the Municipality of Luis Caruso emphasized that "we hope that the water will be discharged in the next few hours. El Gato River runs well, at 75% capacity, allowing for quick water drainage. some precision overflow. "

The orange level of risk continues to exist

With respect to the forecast for the next few hours, Saldivar said that "although meteorological instability continues until Tuesday, the rest of the day is not expected as the intense rain that has been recorded so far."
"There may be rain or showers mild to moderate strength, then on Sunday until dawn, temporary and relative improvements will take place, where precipitation of different intensity could begin and do not dispel some scattered storms," ​​he added.
Likewise, it was informed that assistance and preventive operation will be maintained by the Orange County Special Committee with the level of attention at Orange level, due to pre-existing precipitation until Tuesday morning.
In this sense it reminded that in any situation of risk or emergency the neighbors can communicate with 911 and 103 Civil Defense. In the same way you can apply for orders or orders over neighbors.
At the same time, it is emphasized that it will continue to implement updates on the municipal website; on Twitter accounts of Clima La Plata & # 39; & Civil Defense MLP & # 39 ;; and Facebook via the La Plata Municipality & # 39; and Civil Defense MLP & # 39 ;, informed the municipality of La Plata.

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