Orange Alert activated in 8 municipalities of CDMX – El Sol de México

The low temperatures will not give respite to the capital’s residents, this Wednesday, the Secretariat of Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection of the Mexico City (CDMX) activated the Orange alert in eight of the 16 municipalities.

The cold in the capital hit this Wednesday in six municipalities where the Yellow Alert was previously activated in: Álvaro Obregón, Cuajimalpa, Magdalena Contreras, Milpa Alta, Xochimilco, Tlalpan, Topilejo and Ajusco.

In which municipalities is the Orange Alert activated?

Starting in the early morning of December 28, the temperatures in the following mayoralties they could go de 1 to 3° Centigrade and there could be frost:

  • Alvaro Obregon

  • Coyoacan

  • Cuajimalpa

  • Magdalena Contreras

  • Milpa Alta

  • Tlahuac

  • Tlalpan

  • Xochimilco

The rest of the mayoralties in CDMX they have active Yellow Alertwhere there will be low temperatures of 4 to 6° Centigrade:

  • Azcapotzalco

  • Benito Juarez

  • Cuauhtemoc

  • Gustavo Madero

  • Iztacalco

  • Iztapalapa

  • Miguel Hidalgo

  • Venustiano Carranza

Recommendations for low temperatures

According to National Center for Disaster Prevention (Cenapred) It is important to take care of yourself to avoid problems health.

  • Try to go out with dry hair to protect yourself from sudden changes in temperature.
  • If you use gas heaters or fireplaces, maintain adequate ventilation and turn them off when you go to sleep.
  • Follow the recommendations of Civil protection
  • Elderly people and people with heart disease are recommended not to go outside, as the cold increases the frequency of heart attacks.
  • consume broths, soups, teas and water, eat fruits and vegetables
  • If you are leaving a closed place outdoors, cover your mouth and nose to avoid breathing cold air and compromising your safety. respiratory system

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