The Chilean Meteorological Directorate (DMC) has issued a moderate to heavy rain alert for the southern regions of the country. Likewise, the entity has three active warnings for normal to moderate rainfall in the same sectors. Because of this, Senapred issued two Preventive Early Warnings as a result of this activity.
In total, there are six regions with alerts and warnings of rain for the coming days in the southern and southern parts of Chile. The heavy rain that exists is due to a frontal system located in the national territory.
The DMC issued an alert for moderate to heavy rains in the regions of Los Ríos and Los Lagos, from the morning of Thursday, September 14, to the morning of Friday, September 15. In the affected areas, according to entity, the following precipitation will fall:
- Mountains: 75 to 95 millimeters on Thursday the 14th.
Los Lagos Region
- Precordillera: 70 to 95 millimeters on Thursday the 14th.
- Mountains: 50 to 70 millimeters / less or equal to 5 centimeters of snow, on Thursday the 14th.
- On the inner coast: 80 to 105 millimeters on Thursday the 14th.
- Southern mountains: 75 to 95 millimeters/less than or equal to 5 centimeters of snow.
Due to these rains, added to two warnings, one for normal to moderate winds and another for normal to moderate rains seen in other sectors, Senapred issued two Preventive Early Warnings, one for Los Ríos Region and one for Los Lagos.
The DMC also has three normal to moderate rainfall advisories. The first is in the Magallanes Region, which will last until the afternoon of Wednesday, September 13. The affected areas are the northern Cordillera Austral and the northern insular.
The second warning for the Biobío Region, which affects the coastal areas and the Coastal Mountains, from the evening of Wednesday the 13th to the afternoon of Thursday, September 14.
The last warning of normal to moderate rains, added to the high zero isotherm, for the regions of La Araucanía, Los Lagos and Aysén, from the morning of Thursday, September 14 to Friday, September 15. The affected areas are:
- Region of La Araucanía: foothills.
- Los Lagos Region: Chiloé and Subandean Patagonia.
- Aysén Region: northern interior coast.