Friday, January 27, 2023

Prepare the Jacket: It Will Be Bitterly Cold These Days in These Municipalities

According to the specific time of the year and the predominance of very dry conditions over large areas of the country, especially covering some areas of the Caribbean, Orinoquia and the Andean region, there has been a significant decrease in cloud cover in recent days. national area, it has allowed very sunny conditions with high air temperatures in the afternoon and low temperatures in the morning, It also warns of a possible decrease in minimum temperatures in the municipalities of the departments of Coca, Nariño and Antioquia. (Also Read: NASA Reveals Which Is The Coldest Place On Earth)

During the next few days, atmospheric conditions are forecast that will favor a significant drop in minimum air temperatures over the Cundiboyasense Highlands and Santander.

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Nestor Gomez. time

During the past few mornings, meteorological conditions favorable for the occurrence of a significant drop in air temperature were recorded, especially in Kandiboyesense and some municipalities of the Nariño highlands, which have historically been more vulnerable to the occurrence of this phenomenon Huh.

“We remind you that we are beginning to transition towards a dry season or season of low rainfall at the end and beginning of the year, however, cold conditions of “La Niña” continue to strengthen in the equatorial Pacific. Be prepared to take preventive measures in view of the statement issued by Idea and the possibility of significant drop in air temperature,” Idea said in a statement.

(Also Read: Morning Starts At -50°C: This Is Life In The Coldest City In The World)

The forecast indicates that these downgrades may occur again tomorrow morning and during the following days (very likely during the months of January and February as well), Due to which we suggest preventive measures in areas located between 2300 – 2900 meters above sea level. These municipalities are as follows:

Cundinamarca: Bojaca, Cajica, Chia, Chipac, Choachi, Choconta, Cogua, Cota, Cukunuba, El Rosal, Facatativa, Funja, Fuquen, Gachancipa, Guacheta, Guasca, Guatavita, La Calera, Lenguazac, Madrid, Mosquera, Nemocon, Sesquile, Sibate, Cimijaca, Socha, Sopo, Subachoc, Suesca, Susa, Sutatousa, Tabio, Tausa, Tenjo, Tocansipa, Ubac, Ubate, Villapinzon, Zipacon and Zipaquira.

Boyaca: Tunja, Aquitania, Arcabuco, Bethlehem, Bettiva, Basabanza, Caldas, Serinza, Chiquinquira, Bakari, Cienega, Combita, Corrales, Cuaita, Cuitiva, Chikiza, Duitama, Firavitoba, Forest, Gemza, Iza, Villa de Leyva, Mongua, Mongui, Motavieta, Nobsa, Oicata, Paipa, River of Peace, Fishing, Rakira, Savoy, Samaca, San Miguel of Sema, Santa Rosa of Viterbo, Ciachoc, Socha, Sogamoso, Sora, Sotaquira, Soraca, Tasco, Tibasassa, Toca, Topaga, Tota, Tuta, Tutaja, Ventaquemada and Viracacha.

Cauca: Almaguer, Bolivar, Corinto, Inza, Jamballo, La Vega, Miranda, Pez (Belalcazar), Purace (Coconucco), San Sebastián, Santa Rosa, Silvia, Sotara (Paspamba), Sucre, Toribio and Totoro.

Opium: Pasture, Aldana, Buseco, Consaca, Counter, Cordoba, Cuspud (Carlosama), Kumble, Chachagui, The Plank, Funis, Guatarilla, Guamalton, Illes, Imus, Ipials, The Cross, The Florida, Mallama (Stone), Opium , Ospina, Potosí, Providence, Pueres, Pupiles, Sandona, St. Bernard, St. Paul, Santa Cruz (Guacheves), Sapueys, Tangua, Tuqueres and Yacuancar.

North of Santander: Cacota, Mutiscua, Pamplona and Silos.

Santander: Bolivar, El Penon, Jesus Maria, Sucre and Velez.

Antioquia: Angostura, Belmira, Antrerios, San Andrés, San José de la Montaña, San Pedro, Santa Rosa de Osos and Yarumal.

(Also read: Effects of climate change on Bogotá’s temperatures)

Idea recommendations before the temperature drops

• Stay tuned for developing weather conditions during this season at the end and beginning of the year.

• It is recommended to cover the plants with plastic wrap and moisten the soil in the late afternoon and early evening.

• Review planting calendars so flowering or harvest does not coincide with frost. It is recommended that crops are preferably in germination, which is the stage of development that is most resistant to this meteorological phenomenon.

• Plants may be partially or completely affected. However, the damage also depends on the species they belong to.

• Strengthen measures to cope with and mitigate the effects of this climatic event, according to the characteristics of each crop.

• Minimize tillage activities to avoid excessive loss of soil moisture.

• Plant trees in those plots where there is facility of irrigation or rain water harvesting.

• It is recommended to cover the plants with a plastic cover.

• Water should be available in the heap to speed up irrigation of crops and to moisten the soil in the evening.

• Use living covers to avoid soil dehydration. To reduce the effect of radiation on the soil, keep wild grass or some weeds in the cultivation lanes.

• Installing or maintaining living barriers that reduce the direct effects of cold winds.

• Maintain adequate crop fertilization as unhealthy crops are more susceptible to frost.

• Promotion of ecological agriculture, hopefully in harmony with silvopastoral systems. They cast shade and prevent the high brightness of the sun’s rays from drying the soil too quickly.

• In livestock, food sources other than direct ingestion of pasture must be available and rotation of pasture must be maintained.

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