In addition to strong winds, waves of up to 4 meters have been recorded. For the weekend, the weather shall get better, as the cyclone will have moved to the ocean.
Since the beginning of the week, the states of Paraíba, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Norte, and Alagoas have strugged under the impact of the rains that have led to disasters such as landslides, floods, and broken dams.
Heavy wind gusts are expected this afternoon (May 19) and tomorrow morning (May 20). The Brazilian Navy issued an alert warning about expected high waves.
The state of alert shold continue until 11 pm on Friday. The Civil Defense advises people to stay warm, drink a lot of fluids, protect themselves from the wind, and pay special attention to children, elders, and sick people.
In the Southeast Region, temperatures dropped to -0.1°C in Campos do Jordão (SP), 1.4°C in Pico do Couto (RJ), 2.1°C in Itapira (SP), 3.4°C in Maria da Fé (MG)