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Mexico City Braces for Showers and Strong Winds on July 1, 2023

Mexico City Braces for Showers and Strong Winds on July 1, 2023

Weather for Mexico City indicates cool to mild temperature, with fog conditions in the morning. As the day passes,  it is expected to become partly cloudy to cloudy with rain showers and intermittent showers. The rainfall ranges from 5 to 25 mm within 24 hours in Mexico City, while the State of Mexico may experience heavy rainfall ranging from 25 to 50 mm within 24 hours. It’s important to note that the precipitation may be accompanied by lightning and hail.

Preparations for heavy rainfall and rainy season

The government of CDMX recommended the following actions to prepare for the rainy season, and these are as follows:

  • Houseroof should be waterproof and swept.
  • Clean the nearby drains and keep them free of trash and obstructions.
  • Avoid littering on the streets, ravines, or rivers, as the water can carry debris and block sewers, leading to flooding.
  • If you live near riverbeds or ravines, plan the safest route to the lowest risk zone with neighbors and family.

During the rainy season, follow the following instructions

  1. Use appropriate clothing, umbrellas, or raincoats that save you from heavy rain.
  2. Stay away from trees, power lines, and billboards.
  3. Do not attempt to cross streets with flowing water because it may be risky..

CDMX authorities recommendations

The National Meteorological Service (SMN) expects variable winds of 10 to 20 km/h in the capital city. For strong wind gusts, CDMX authorities issue the following recommendations:

  1. Secure or remove objects from the exterior that may fall.
  2. Secure roofs to prevent accidents.
  3. Close doors and windows that may slam.
  4. Avoid walking near trees, power lines, walls, or structures that may fall.
  5. Drive slowly and with caution, as wind gusts can destabilize vehicles.
  6. Avoid climbing high and exposing places to the wind, such as scaffolding.

The temperature forecast for Mexico City on Saturday is estimated to have a maximum temperature of 26 to 28 °C and a minimum temperature of 14 to 16 °C. You should stay prepared for the weather and take necessary precautions to ensure safety.

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