Low temperatures in the South and Southeast should continue until next week, according to the National Institute of Meteorology (Inmet).
Some capitals recorded, this Thursday (19), thermometers below 10ºC, such as Belo Horizonte: 4.4ºC, Brasília: 4.9ºC, Goiânia: 5.6ºC, Curitiba: 6.6ºC, Campo Grande: 7.1ºC, and São Paulo: 7.1ºC. The Federal District had the coldest morning in history, with a temperature of around 1.4ºC.
Despite the polar air mass starting to lose intensity, the next few days should still be freezing in Greater São Paulo.
On Friday (20), some regions should experience another freezing dawn, with fog formation and thermometers oscillating around 9°C.
During the day the sun appears between clouds, but the feeling of cold persists with highs that should not exceed 17°C. At the end of the day the cloudiness increases a little with the arrival of the sea breeze, however there is no rain conditions. On Saturday (21) the sun predominates again and helps to reduce the feeling of cold a little during the day.
In Rio de Janeiro, Friday morning should start cold, with lots of clouds and with the possibility of isolated rain. The temperature should not exceed 25°C, according to Inmet. On Saturday, the minimum in the capital will be around 13ºC.
With all this cold, the alert for winter clothing donation campaigns in several regions is lit. Find out how to help:
How to help:
The government of São Paulo launched the “Solidarity Winter” campaign, to collect blankets at any of the posts spread throughout the city of São Paulo, in addition to points in the metropolitan region.
The donations received will be destined for homeless people and social entities, including hospitals and reception centers in all 645 municipalities in the state.
- CPTM Points;
- EMTU bus terminals;
- Metro Stations;
- Saves time;
- Treasury Department.
Check the address list in this link.
SP Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is an international Christian organization based in London, England. The non-profit institution is collecting clothes, shoes and blankets to distribute to people who are vulnerable during the cold.
- Center of Sao Paulo;
- Mogi das Cruzes;
- Osasco and other parts of the metropolitan region.
check out in this link where collections can be made.
The city hall of the capital of São Paulo has Operation Low Temperatures, which aims to shelter people in vulnerable situations in the cold. The Secretariats of Assistance and Social Development have a regular reception network with 116 places for overnight stays and 2,138 in hotels. And it expanded to another 2,000 spaces to house these individuals.
Rio de Janeiro
The winter clothing campaign in Rio arrived a month in advance due to the low temperatures. To expand the service to the homeless population in this period of intense cold, the Municipal Social Assistance Department of the capital is collecting donations at three points, which will work throughout the day to welcome and refer people to municipal shelters.
There are currently 2,600 vacancies in the public and private networks. The number varies daily, according to the demand coming from the streets, the city said. The forecast is that 166 more vacancies will be created. See where to donate:
- Maria Lina de Castro Lima, in Flamengo;
- Zilda Arns Neumann, in Campo Grande;
- Bárbara Calazans Pop Center, in the central region.
- Rua do Senado, 200 – mezzanine (Wednesday to Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm)
- Through from this link.
The collections of the city hall of Curitiba happen through the Social Action Foundation (Fas). The prefecture asks for the help of the population to protect people on the streets with the guidance that, if they see someone in these conditions, contact Central 156, by phone, website or through the Curitiba 156 app.
Rio Grande do Sul
The city hall of Porto Alegre, through the POA Que Cuida project, has already started the 2022 coat campaign, called POA Que Doa. The action is not limited to the winter months. See where to donate.
- City Hall – Montevideo Square, 10 – Historic Center;
- Shopping Praia de Belas — Av. Praia de Belas, 1181 – Praia de Belas;
- Barra Shopping Sul — Av. Diário de Notícias, 300 — Cristal;
- Tesourinha Gym – Av. Erico Verissimo, s/n — Child of God;
- Porto Alegre Public Market – Largo Jorn.
The prefecture list also includes 13 more locations spread across the capital. Know where to donate.
Source: CNN Brasil