Some parts of the Coahuila cities of Ramos Arizpe and Saltillo were painted white this Friday morning after the fall of snow Y sleet in those areas.
The winter landscapes were due to the entry of the Cold Front number 19, which brought with it a marked drop in the temperature recorded by the SNational Weather Service in northern and northwestern Mexico.
Given this, the Undersecretary of Civil Protection of the Government of Coahuila made temporary shelters available throughout the state.
According to the National Water Commission (Conagua) Extreme cold temperatures will continue through the weekend as the arctic air mass that drives Cold Front No. 19 will cover much of Mexico from this Friday through Monday.
The latest report from the agency, published at 10:00 a.m. this Friday, indicates that the cold front will extend from the east of USA, going through it Gulf of Mexico to the south of veracruz, continuing through the interior of the national territory until Sonora and Chihuahua.
Likewise, it warned of possible sleet or snow falling on mountain ranges Coahuila, Nuevo León and Tamaulipasas well as in high areas of the Mexico City, State of Mexico, Hidalgo, Puebla, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Tlaxcala and Veracruz.
Likewise, minimum temperatures of -15° to -10° are expected in Chihuahua, Coahuila and Nuevo León areas; from -10 to -5 degrees with frost in the mountains of Durango and Tamaulipas.
While for high areas of Aguascalientes, State of Mexico, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacán, Puebla, San Luis Potosí, Sonora, Tlaxcala and Zacatecas, up to -5 degrees are expected.
In addition to possible frosts in high places in Baja California, Baja California Sur, Chiapas, Mexico City, Morelos, Oaxaca, Querétaro and Veracruz.
After the snowfall, users shared videos and photographs through social networks of the landscapes and streets covered in white by snow.