Full Black River should be below the average 2016, says CPRM in AM

Expectation is that the waters do not exceed 27,57m. In June, July and August rains should be within the normal range.
31/05/2016 19h32 - Updated 31/05/2016 19h49
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On Tuesday (31), the Geological Survey of Brazil (CPRM) released the third and final warning filled the Rio Negro in Manaus. The Amazon Protection System (pouring) and civil defense representatives also attended the meeting. The forecast is that there occurs a great flood in 2016.

The figures released by the CPRM indicate that the share of Rio Negro should be below average. The expectation is that the waters do not exceed 27,57m.

According to the first Alert Full, the maximum level of the Rio Negro should vary between 26,60m and 27,20m – 1,74m below the dimension considered emergency for flooding (28,94 meters). In 2015, the maximum level was recorded on 29 of June, with 29,66 meters.

The Sipam confirms the forecast made by the CPRM. In June, July and August rainfall in the western Amazon should be within the normal range.

Even if there occurs a large full, Civil Defense reported that Manaus will be on alert because of heavy rains and winds, a characteristic of this transition period.


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