Heat wave alert for Uruguay

Posted on January 11, 2012 • Filed under: Enviromental Issues, TRAVEL, Uruguay, Weather/Climate

Uruguay on Monday reported record water consumption and energy due to the intense heat wave affecting the country, said Tuesday that authorities have declared a red alert about the risk of forest fires. The secretary general of the state water company OSE, Mario Bianchi, said in a statement of the Presidency on Monday was a record consumption in the metropolitan area of 642,000 meters cubic, 1.5% more than the average consumption of 603,000 meters cubic a day. Read Article

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