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Sweltering heat: seven states are under “great danger” alert

Seven states are on red alert for a heat wave issued by the National Institute of Meteorology (Inmet). Minas Gerais, Paraná, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Mato Grosso, Goiás and Mato Grosso do Sul are under a “Great Danger” warning until the end of this Thursday afternoon (09).

These states have been on alert since Monday morning (06), with temperatures 5 °C above the average for the period, posing a health risk.

São Paulo also has another part of the region on yellow alert for the heat in force during the same period. In the capital of São Paulo, thermometers surpassed the 32 °C mark: three days ago the city broke successive records for May in more than 80 years, according to ClimaTempo.

Alagoas and Sergipe are also on red alert, due to accumulated rainfall and Rio Grande do Sul, due to the risk of storms. Amazonas, Bahia, Pará, Pernambuco, Roraima, Amapá, Pernambuco and Santa Catarina are on alert for the heat wave.

See the forecast for capital cities on alert:

  • Belo Horizonte (MG)
    Wednesday (08): minimum of 19°C and maximum of 29°C
    Thursday (09): minimum of 16°C and maximum of 29°C
  • Curitiba (PR)
    Wednesday (08): minimum of 19°C and maximum of 30°C
    Thursday (09): minimum of 17°C and maximum of 28°C
  • Cuiabá (MT)
    Wednesday (08): minimum of 25°C and maximum of 36°C
    Thursday (09): minimum of 26°C and maximum of 38°C
  • Campo Grande, MS)
    Wednesday (08): minimum of 22°C and maximum of 35°C
    Thursday (09): minimum of 22°C and maximum of 25°C
  • Goiânia (GO)
    Wednesday (08): minimum of 18°C ​​and maximum of 32°C
    Thursday (09): minimum of 19°C and maximum of 33°C
  • Rio de Janeiro – RJ)
    Wednesday (08): minimum of 20°C and maximum of 37°C
    Thursday (09): minimum of 21°C and maximum of 37°C
  • Sao Paulo-SP)
    Wednesday (08): minimum of 20°C and maximum of 32°C
    Thursday (09): minimum of 20°C and maximum of 32°C

Source: CNN Brasil

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