What precautions should we take with the "cold drops"? We have already talked about how to protect yourself from lightning, now we are going to give some tips to address the dangers and damages of the so-called “cold drop”. These tips are useful for rural and urban areas, since the risks of cold drops can affect them equally.
It is understood by cold drop to atmospheric disturbance that can cause exceptionally violent and intense rainfall for a few hours or days, accompanied by lightning, hail, or other atmospheric phenomena.
The cold drop exerts its action on relatively small surfaces and in addition they tend to follow quite unpredictable trajectories, causing very heavy rains and sometimes also strong winds. The amount of rain can be of such magnitude that ravines, rivers, or other floodable areas are flooded where there is no prior evidence of such risks.
Precautions, recommendations to follow with notice of Cold Drop
The authorities usually give a warning of cold drop that is usually widely disseminated in practically all the media (press, radio, TV). In the case of warning, these are the tips to follow if we are away from home:
Tips to follow at home with a cold drop warning
Damage to homes and other buildings is increasingly common due to the actions derived from cold drops. There are a number of preventive measures that should be taken into consideration. These are our tips:
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