Rio Grande do Sul remains on red alert for intense rain

Following the episodes of high volume of rain that occurred over the weekend, Monday (13) begins with a lot of instability and precipitation throughout Rio Grande do Sul. A new wave of cold front causes the occurrence of heavy clouds in the State. As a result, the National Institute of Meteorology (Inmet) issued red alert, which represents great danger, until 10am this Monday. The first days of the week will remain unstable.

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According to the weather forecast, they are expected rainfall volumes between 70 to 110 mm, per day, according to the State Civil Defense. In general, areas of the West and North Half are expected to be the most affected with large volumes of rain in a few hours, which could lead to flooding. With the predominance of clouds, the temperature tends not to rise, but with a feeling of stuffiness. The regions most punished must be the Vales, Missões, Northwest, Center and Metropolitan.

In Porto Alegreclouds predominate with rain showers at any time of the day. It may rain heavily at times with a risk of thunderstorms. At Tuesday (14)the models indicate the permanence of high volumes of rain with potential for flooding in the city and the Metropolitan Region. The temperature fluctuates little, but it remains stuffy. The minimum will be 21 and the maximum will be 26 degrees.

As predicted, a large volume of rain hit several regions of Rio Grande do Sul over the weekend. A The rain that fell in Porto Alegre on Sunday ended up mobilizing municipal services. The Civil Defense of the Capital responded to incidents in the Restinga, Partenon and Ponta Grossa neighborhoods, with episodes of over-roofing and stream overflow.

Until the end of the morning, nine families were welcomed by relatives or neighbors. Civil Defense closely monitors the situation in areas close to Lake Guaíba, both in the South region and in the Arquipélago neighborhood. The accumulated recorded by the National Institute of Meteorology (Inmet), at Jardim Botânico station in the last 24 hours, it is 1110 millimetersexceeding the average for November, which is 105.5mm according to the 1991-2020 historical series.

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