Civil Protection has activated the yellow alert in CDMX due to strong gusts of air (Photo: Victoria Valtierra/

The ace weather conditions de Mexico has requested the Secretariat for Integral Risk Management and Civil Protection of the capital to activate the yellow alert in various municipalities due to forecasts of strong gusts of wind can reach up to 59 km/h.

Through a press release shared in the official accounts of the SGIRPC, the authorities of the network of Weather early warning reported on Monday, March 13, which are the municipalities with a forecast of strong gusts of wind and which could damage the wiring of the street.

The municipalities in yellow vigilance are:

Alvaro Obregon

Benito Juarez



Gustavo A. Madero



Madeleine Contreras

Michael Hidalgo

Milpa Alta



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In CDMX there are also rain forecasts, in addition to gusts of wind (Photo: Cuartoscuro)
In CDMX there are also rain forecasts, in addition to gusts of wind (Photo: Cuartoscuro)

According to the yellow alert, from 2.15 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, the municipalities concerned would record gusts of wind betweensec 50 to 59 mph. Consequently, the Secretariat for Integrated Risk Management has shared a series of recommendations with the population to avoid any incident or mishap.

Also, it should be noted that when there are gusts of air in Mexico City, the trees are the main causes of incidents as they crash into the streets and knock over electrical wiring. Therefore, ERM recommended the following to the public:

* Store or remove objects from the outside that may fall

* Do not climb on scaffolding, roofs or ledges

* Stay away from telephone and electric poles

* Use mouth coverings

This last recommendation is for people who need to get out avoid breathing airborne particles and dust. When these types of weather conditions persist, the ideal recommendation is not to leave the house, but sometimes this cannot be respected, so the authorities were keen to report any incident due to gusts of air to Civil Protection.

(Twitter/ @SGIRPC_CDMX)
(Twitter/ @SGIRPC_CDMX)

On the other hand, for this day variable weather conditions are also expected and presence of rain in some parts of the city, because according to the CDMX weather report, the maximum temperature should be 25° at 3:00 p.m., while at 6:00 p.m. it will drop to 20° and the possibility of showers will increase.

At 9:00 p.m. the temperature will drop to 17°, but at midnight it will drop another degree, so it will be a cold night. The minimum for Tuesday March 14 will be 13 degrees.

The gusts of air in the capital began on Friday March 10 and throughout the weekend they caused different havoc and effects on the population. The mayors Michael Hidalgo, cuauhtemoc, Azcapotzalco, Cuajimalpa there Coyoacan They reported at least half a dozen trees felled by gusty winds on Saturday March 11.

Air gusts in CDMX knocked down trees and affected power service (Twitter screenshot)
Air gusts in CDMX knocked down trees and affected power service (Twitter screenshot)

The collapsed trees were between 10 and 18 meters long, which affected the wiring and surrounding streets. Also they light benefits there electrical supply it was assigned for residents of CDMX and some of the State of Mexico; according to the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE). 142,629 users were affected by gusts of wind and power outages.

Climate changes in Mexico City are due to the entry of cold front number 39 in the north of the country, so the forecast for gusty air, showers and rain will continue throughout the week, according to the forecasts by the National Water Commission (Conagua).

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