Alert Uruguay: Severe storms present throughout much of the country

Posted on December 23, 2011 • Filed under: Latin America Aviation, TRAVEL, Uruguay, Weather/Climate

The warning was in effect from orange yesterday for the South Coast and the country was changed this morning to a yellow warning, as reported at this time the National Directorate of Meteorology. However, expect some storms could produce gusty winds up to 75 miles per hour for the departments of Soriano, Colonia, Florida, peach, San Jose, Montevideo, Montevideo, Lavalleja, Thirty Three, Maldonado and Rocha. NORTH. The storms that led to the orange alert and affect its direction rotated from the 13 hours the departments of Artigas, Salto, Paysandu, Black River, Tacuarembó, Rivera, Cerro Largo. According to Meteorology, the warning will last until 3 in the morning the next day. For these departments, we expect wind gusts of up to 120 mph and rainfall between 30 and 50 mm in short periods of time. Read Article

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