Take off your jacket! for the morning of this thursday 12 january There is a possibility of frost in various municipalities of Mexico City, for which Yellow and Orange alerts were activated.
Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Defense Secretariat activates Orange Alert due to forecast of low temperature in demarcation Milpa Alta and Tlalpan.
In these areas, the temperature is expected to be 1 to 3 degree Celsius and frost between 04:00 to 07:00 hours of Thursday, January 12.
While the Yellow Alert was activated for mayors Alvaro Obregón, Cuajimalpa, Magdalena Contreras, Tlahuac and XochimilcoWhere the temperature is expected to be between 4 to 6 degree Celsius between 04:00 and 07:00.
What is the weather forecast for Mexico this Wednesday, January 11?
on this day, the Cold Front No. 23, Associated with a polar trough and the subtropical jet stream, it will move north of the national territory and slowly approach a dry line over Coahuila, bringing winds of 60 to 70 km/h and potential over Chihuahua, Durango, Coahuila Dust storms may occur. and Nuevo Leon.
Similarly, high waves of 5 m high on the west coast of the Baja California peninsula.
In the afternoon, a low pressure channel to the east and southeast of the country, and moisture penetration from the Gulf of Mexico, will cause rain Puebla, Veracruz, Oaxaca and Chiapas.
Finally, the movement of a high-pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico will lead to a “Surda” event with wind gusts of 40 to 60 km/h off the coasts of Tamaulipas, Veracruz, and the Yucatan Peninsula.
How to protect yourself from cold in winter season?
Given the steady drop in temperatures in Mexico City, the capital’s authorities recommend:
- Wear at least three layers of clothing, preferably cotton or wool.
- Use cream to protect and moisturize the skin.
- Avoid exposure to sudden changes in temperature.
- drink plenty of water.
- Eat fruits and vegetables rich in vitamins A and C.
- Also wash your hands frequently or use antibacterial gel.
- In case of any problem, go to the nearest health center.
- If you use heaters and/or fireplaces, maintain adequate ventilation.
In case of any emergency, the residents of the capital can contact on the phone 911, 5658 1111 from Loctel, and 5683 2222 from SGIRPC.