For the second day in a row, the storm hit the Atlantic Coast again

A strong rainstorm and the flooding of a river caused flooding in some streets of the Buenos Aires town of San Clemente del Tuyú, where a family had to be evacuated and some road accidents occurred, Civil Defense authorities of that district reported today.

In the photos sent by EL DIA readers through WhatsappIt is observed how the water advanced to the most central streets and affected the main commercial premises.

The situation in San Clemente, which has endured heavy rains for two days, adds to the storm that affected the town of La Lucila del Mar yesterday, which caused the blowing up of tents in a spa without injuries.

Augusto Giachetti, director of Civil Defense of the La Costa Party, told Télam that in the case of San Clemente “two phenomena came together, the rising of the estuary and the storm with abundant water fall, which caused the fall of 190 millimeters in two days”.

“As a result of the rising of the estuary, all that water mass took a long time to drain and streets were flooded to the curb of the sidewalk and in the shops that were in low areas, the water was on the edge of the entrance to the premises,” he said Giachetti.

He also explained that “yesterday we had to evacuate a family of seven who lived in a precarious home and we had three accidents as a result of the storm with injuries.”

Giachetti indicated that these phenomena “are unusual” since “before we had the typical summer storms but now, we do not have time to warn people, since it is a storm that discharges all its power, in a very short period of time. and then it dissipates. “

The director of Civil Defense stressed that “these situations are caused by the La Niña phenomenon, with the warming of the waters of the Pacific Ocean, which generate strong storms, located in a very short period of time.”

The National Meteorological Service issued yesterday and until 18 today an orange alert for the Atlantic Coast, which means the warning for dangerous phenomena for society, property and the environment.

After 6:30 p.m., the agency changed the alert to yellow in the area where it warns of possible meteorological phenomena with the potential for damage and risk of momentary interruption of daily activities.


Large European oil companies lose more than 45,000 million due to Covid | Companies

The impact of the Covid-19 crisis on economic activity and, therefore, on energy demand, has dealt a severe blow to the big oil companies, which have gone from controlling a traditionally billion dollar business to register losses also billions in 2020. In the case of the European, the British BP Y Shell and the french Total they have together lost 40,857 million in 2020, which contrasts with the benefits of 25,824 million obtained the previous year. The norway Equinor, which presented results this Wednesday, recorded losses of 4,544 million euros in 2020. Added to the Norwegian, the accumulated losses by European oil companies exceed 45,000 million euros. Next week the other two major European oil companies will present results: the Spanish Repsol, and the Italian Eni.

And it is that, 2020 will mark a before and after in a oil industry that is in the process of transformation to adapt to the green transition that is coming in the post-covid stage. The impact of the virus has caused a situation of collapse in the sector, which has seen the take-off of renewables accelerate, in addition to the promotion of regulations to reduce CO2 emissions and measures to restrict mobility for most of the time. of the year due to the spread of the virus. All of this has caused a sharp drop in the price of crude oil, which set record lows, trading negatively for the first time in history, last April.

Due to these new circumstances, companies have had to review the valuation of your assets to adjust them to the market price, which has caused millionaire damage. In that sense, the French giant Total yesterday reported red numbers for 5,982 million euros in 2020 due to low oil prices, which led the company to assume an adverse impact of 8,261 million euros due to the impairment of Canadian assets in the oil sands segment.

For its part, Shell recorded attributable losses of 18,048 million euros. The oil company indicated that, compared to 2019, total production fell due to the impact of divestments, high maintenance expenses and also due to the passage of hurricanes that affected activities in the Gulf of Mexico.

BPDespite achieving an attributable net profit of 1,125 million euros in the fourth quarter of the year, it closed the year with a red figure of 16,824 million.

Although Eni will present results on February 19, it has already registered losses of 501 million in the first nine months of the year.

Repsol, which will communicate its annual results to the market on the 18th, is the only major European oil company that could save the year from the pandemic. According to the consensus of Bloomberg analysts and other experts, the company chaired by Antonio Brufau can obtain a profit of 315 million euros and income of 30,660 million (-37%). In 2019, Repsol already made adjustments to its highest issuance assets for a value of 4,800 million euros, causing a negative net result of 3,816 million.

Norway’s Equinor loses 4,544 million

The Norwegian energy group Equinor presented this Wednesday a net loss of 5,496 million dollars (4,544 million euros) in 2020 due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic and low oil and gas prices. The former Statoil, which changed its name three years ago, had made $ 1.85 billion (1.53 billion euros) in 2019.

The operating loss was 3,423 million dollars (2,830 million euros), when in 2019 a profit of 9,299 million dollars (7,688 million euros) had been registered. Revenues amounted to 45,753 million dollars (37,828 million euros), 27% less year-on-year.

Equinor, whose main shareholder is the Norwegian state, produced 2.07 million barrels of oil equivalents per day, an amount almost identical to that of a year ago. Free cash flow was $ 85 million (€ 70 million), thanks, among other factors, to a drop in tax payments and lower capital spending.

In the fourth quarter, Equinor lost $ 2,416 million (1,998 million euros) net, ten times more, due to the crisis, the low price of oil and gas and the deterioration of assets in several projects.

“Our result was influenced by the turbulence in the market, but with a solid improvement in costs and capital discipline we presented a positive cash flow for the quarter and for the whole year,” the CEO of the Norwegian group, Anders, said on the balance sheet. Opedal, reports Efe. Equinor expects production to increase 2% in 2021 from the previous year.

Renewable business

In fact, Repsol is one of the oil companies that has anticipated the energy transition and has already designed its roadmap to transform the company with investments of 18.3 billion until 2025, in which it has also reorganized its structure in four areas to strengthen its business of low-emission generation. In fact, it expects to have a generation capacity that will reach 7.5 GW in 2025 and 15 GW in 2030. The company has been developing projects, especially offshore wind and hydrogen, and leads a consortium to build the first plant for 100 MW alkaline electrolyzers in Europe.

For their part, Total and BP have also embarked on the diversification of their business in renewable energy projects. This Monday, the two British oil companies were the big winners in the last contest for rights over the seabed in the United Kingdom. Total acquired 1,500 MW to develop with Green Investment, and BP won 3,000 MW in consortium with EnBW.

Price collapse in 2020

The lower production and the collapse in the price of a barrel of crude oil caused a collapse in the stock market of the oil companies, some of them with falls of more than 40%. In this way, Repsol shares lost 39.9% in 2020, going from 12.8 euros per share in the first trading session of the year to 8.25 euros per share in the last session. Italy’s Eni experienced a similar trend, with an annual drop of 38.88%. On the other hand, the British BP (-47.02%) and Shell (-44.97%) registered the biggest losses on the stock market. Total was the company that sold the least on the stock market and even so its shares dropped 29.14% to 35.3 euros per share in 2020.


Dialog Semiconductor Stock: Big Business – What You Need To Know – 1/15/21

The Swabian chip developer Dialog Semiconductor is registering stronger business again despite the corona crisis, mainly due to the demand for smartphones in the new 5G standard and tablets. By Stephan Bauer, Euro am Sonntag

The company increased its estimate for quarterly sales by the end of December to 436 to 441 million euros, previously Dialog Semiconductor had assumed between 380 and 430 million euros. For 2020, analysts expect an average of 1.1 billion euros in sales, a good 20 percent less than in the previous year. In the current business period, the Swabians want to return to growth. Dialog also relocated its EU headquarters to Kirchheim / Teck after Brexit was completed. This gives the company a chance to be included in the selection indices of Deutsche Börse, for which a seat in Germany, the EU or Efta is a prerequisite.

Comeback: The stock has been running for a while, but has the chance of new five-year highs as operational momentum increases.

Recommendation: Buy

Target price: 57.00 euros

Stop rate: 32.00 euros


Crashes, a rollover and an injured cyclist during today’s strong storm in Trelew

The copious rain that fell this afternoon in Trelew caused crashes, an overturn in one of the entrances to the city and an accident in the area of ​​the fences near the racetrack with a cyclist who fortunately suffered minor injuries, as confirmed from police.

It was a series of events that occurred between 18 and 18:30. One of them occurred at the intersection of Fontana and Immigrants avenues, from where they took three minors to the hospital, accusing some minor blows as a result of a two-car collision that took place in that place when the traffic lights had stopped working.

There a Ford Focus and a Renault Logan collided, which was hit by the other car on the right side, in which those who were taken to the hospital were supposedly traveling.

The authorities of the First Police Station intervened in this incident when in another sector of the city, in the southeastern access there was a rollover, that of a truck that apparently had been entering Trelew.

In that event, according to the police, there were no injuries, only material damage and the vehicle, a white Ford Ranger, was placed in a normal position by other motorists who saw their confusion and subsequent overturn because they were apparently driving behind the vehicle.

The accident happened around 6.15pm in the vicinity of the southeast access roundabout, where national route 3 that comes from Comodoro and provincial route 7 that joins Trelew with Rawson converge, as specified by the intervening authorities. The same ones that confirmed that the truck was manned by two men and that neither was injured.

Almost at the same time, the cyclist’s accident occurred in the fences near the Mar y Valle circuit. There, a young man who was riding a bicycle in the area fell into an area of ​​difficult access between the yuyales and on an irregular terrain and had to receive medical attention. According to what they later said from the Fourth Police Station, he suffered minor injuries.

In the square that is near the Municipal Athletics Track, the same thing happened with another boy who was skateboarding in that place when the rain fell violently on the city. It also had mild consequences, only blows, confirmed from the police.


the firm of the iconic boots studies going public

From work shoes in the 60s to iconic boots that have passed through the feet of the members of The Who, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, by those of Pope Juan Pablo II and for all ‘celebrity’ worth its salt, to give just a few examples. And yes, it was also part of the wardrobe and identity of a whole generation of teenagers in the nineties. After turning sixty years in the middle of the pandemic and resisting the onslaught of the crisis and Brexit, Dr. Martens is now studying his London IPO.

The British shoe manufacturer, which is owned by the Permira fund (acquired in 2014 for 333 million euros through its Luxembourg company IngreLux), it sells 11 million pairs of shoes a year in more than fifty countries. Through a presentation the company has confirmed that will place at least 25% of its share capital without issuing new shares in what will be one of the first IPOs in the City this year.

“The company is considering applying for admission of its common shares to the premium trading segment of the FCA (the British regulator) and to be listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange,” the firm announced. Dr. Martens has hired Goldman Sachs International and Morgan Stanley International as coordinators of the operation and has Barclays, HSBC, Merrill Lynch y RBC Europe as placement entities, while Lazard acts as a financial advisor.

His case is not the only one, since there is also talk of a possible premiere on the market of companies such as the food delivery company Deliveroo, McLaren Group O Jaguar Land Rover, as well as the craft brewery BrewDog. The fact that London and Brussels could close their trade agreement, even if it is minimal, and the start of vaccination on a global scale that makes it possible to foresee that the recovery of the economies may gradually gain traction, has encouraged all these companies to rethink their future as listed companies.

The pandemic, which forced the firm led by Kenny Wilson After closing its stores for months, it boosted its Internet sales to double, so that its semester income (which goes from April to September) increased by 18% to 318 million euros compared to the same period of the previous year. The company sold 5.5 million pairs of shoes in that time.


  • The creator of the boots was the German doctor Klaus Martens. The idea for his first design is said to have come to him at the end of the Second World War after injuring his ankle while skiing in the Alps.


A strong storm hit the region with blasting roofs, power outages and flooded streets

At 18 and 57 they cut off traffic due to the fall of a huge branch / the day

A strong storm of rain and wind crossed the Region and left power outages, flooded streets, roof blasting, falling trees and concern. But the impact on Chascomús was tremendous, where gusts of 120 kilometers per hour were recorded, dozens of roofs were blown up and serious disruptions were made.

In Abasto, a neighbor had his roof blown off, and he ended up in the entrance of a nearby house. According to the person who found the plates at the entrance of his house, he gave notice to the firefighters for this situation and they immediately came to his aid.

The event occurred in 206 and 519, where last night it was evident that the wind blew strongly. The structure, no less than 4 meters tall, was torn from the house and only fortunately there were no injuries to regret.

On the other hand, the fall of some large branches was reported in different parts of the City. One of them was registered in 18 and 57, where they had to cut off the traffic while workers from the Municipality worked to remove the remains of that specimen.

Meanwhile, in Los Hornos, a reader of EL DIA, Melisa, assured that the “electrical storm burned a bomb, the microwave and a television.”

In La Plata, the “yellow” risk attention level (NAR) was established preventively due to storms and gusts of up to 70 kilometers per hour, registered during the early morning, and the prevention tasks and the monitoring of the weather conditions.

From the Commune, it was detailed that yesterday morning gusts of 53 km / h were recorded in Villa Elisa; of 50 in Villa Elvira; of 63 in Melchor Romero; from 47 in Gonnet; from 54 in Los Hornos; of 56 in Plaza Moreno; from 64 in Tolosa; of 48 in San Lorenzo; of 70 in San Carlos; and 56 in City Bell.

Similarly, it was detailed that the accumulated precipitation until 8:45 in the morning was 56.8 mm in Plaza Olazábal; 24.6 mm in Villa Elisa; 26.9mm in Villa Elvira; 35.9mm in Melchor Romero; 36.0mm in Gonnet; 28.8mm at Los Hornos; 27.8mm in Plaza Moreno; 31.2mm. in Tolosa; 30.6mm in Altos de San Lorenzo; 29.8 in San Carlos; and 35.6mm in City Bell.

In turn, there were power outages in different neighborhoods of the City that began after strong gusts of wind and rain that hit the City. There were complaints in specific sectors of Abasto, Altos de San Lorenzo and Villa Elisa. From Edelap they reported that the service was normalized at noon.


Meanwhile, a storm of rain and winds of 120 kilometers per hour in Chascomús caused the blasting of more than twenty roofs and the fall of trees and public lighting poles, the municipality reported today.

As detailed by the community authorities, the storm “left dozens of fallen trees and poles, blasting 23 roofs, obstructed streets and entire neighborhoods without electricity service,” for which a special assistance operation was deployed that involved Civil Defense, the Volunteer Fire Department and the Buenos Aires Police.

“Despite the intensity of the storm, we did not register personal injuries or serious emergency situations or evacuations,” said the director of Civil Defense, Silvina Lantaño, in a statement.

“In addition to blowing up entire roofs, there were fallen walls and poles and trees blocking streets and the entrance to houses, so the work will continue today throughout the day to be able to respond to everyone,” he added.


On the other hand, the National Meteorological Service forecasts for today temperatures between 13º and 25º and the day will begin with mostly cloudy skies and it will be clear towards the afternoon.


Gagliardo: from referring to not being taken into account at Arsenal

Friday, January 1st. Julio Humberto Grondona Stadium. Two men beloved at Arsenal, one of them the club’s coach and former player, Sergio Rondina and the other Maximiliano Gagliardo, goalkeeper and until recently also captain, had a chat after training. It could have been one more conversation, among the many they have had, but it was not like that: Rondina told Gagliardo that he will no longer be taken into account.

The reasons that led the Egg to this decision are merely football. The 1, 37 years old, showed great saves in this Diego Armando Maradona Cup, like a blown-with complicity of the crossbar- to drown Borré’s goal cry, but at the same time, he made some mistakes, such as when he An easy ball escaped that seemed to be under control against Unión and Juan Manuel García took advantage of it to equalize the match.

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This situation began to come to light when the DT, to everyone’s surprise, did not call up the Chivilcoy-born in Sunday’s game, which was a 4-3 triumph over Independiente in the Libertadores de América. After starting the previous nine DAM Cup games and receiving 12 goals, Alejandro Rivero entered his place and made his debut in First Division. He wasn’t even on the substitute bench. The youthful Darío Barbera sat there.

Gagliardo made his debut at Almirante Brow de Arrecifes in 2001 and played with 11 clubs in the Ascenso (10 from Argentina and one in Chile) before arriving in 2018 at Arsenal – at Rondina’s request – to play the 2018/19 First B National Championship. . In that contest, Ass was consecrated champion, defeating Sarmiento 1-0 in a tiebreaker match, and returned to the highest category of Argentine football.

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Since his arrival, he became a figure and a benchmark for the team. He was captain until very recently when the coach himself decided to remove the tape to give it to defender Mateo Carabajal, who less than a month ago thanked him via Olé. Was it a sign?

And now? According to what they told this newspaper from the Sarandí club, the CT’s decision is final. Although it will not be taken into account, Gagliardo will continue training, at least for the moment, with the professional team because he has a contract until December (he had renewed in June 2020). The archer, who took the news as an adult, is comfortable and available to listen to offers.

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Falcao García: chosen as the disappointment of 2020 in Turkey, end of the year message | Colombians Abroad

As a result of the injuries, Radamel Falcao García did not have his best year in Galatasaray. The Colombian, who joined the Lions team in September 2019, won the hearts of the fans in the first games, but, as the days went by, the physical discomfort took their toll, to the point of being the center of criticism in Turkey and of being linked to his departure from the team.

Now, on the last day of 2020, the Sporx newspaper published the result of a survey carried out in this last month, in which ‘El Tigre’ was chosen as ‘The Deception’ of the year, by Turkish football fans. The Samarian forward led the election with 59% of the votes, beating other nominees such as José Sosa, Adem Ljajic, Benik Afobe, Mauricio Lemos, Mert Hakan and Emre Akbaba.

Despite the fact that Falcao’s numbers this season are not bad (5 goals in 6 games), his lack of continuity has filled the patience of the Galatasaray fans, who are still waiting for the best version of the coffee gunner.

Falcao says goodbye to the year

Although it was a difficult year in sports, Falcao García did not forget his fans and with an emotional message he dismissed 2020.

“Despite the difficult times we have experienced this year, we must look to the future with hope. I long for new and better opportunities for everyone. My heart goes out to the families who have suffered because of the departure of their relatives and those people who are going through difficult times” .

“I look forward to a blessed 2021 for everyone. Happy New Year! Face of celebration Let us raise our eyes to the skies from there the timely help will come.”


Match preview: Chelsea host West Ham on matchday fourteen – naaju

Chelsea receives this Monday at 2:00 p.m. the visit of West Ham at Stamford Bridge during his fourteenth game in the Premier League.

Chelsea He wants to be victorious again in the match corresponding to the fourteenth day after suffering a defeat against Wolverhampton Wanderers in the previous match by a score of 2-1. Since the competition began, the hosts have won six of the 13 matches played so far in the Premier League, with 26 goals for and 14 against.

On the visitors’ side, West Ham had to settle for a 1-1 draw against Crystal Palace during the last match, so he will try to keep adding points to his leaderboard against Chelsea. To date, of the 13 games he has played West Ham in the Premier League, he has won six of them with a figure of 21 goals for and 16 against.

Focusing on performance as a home team, Chelsea They have achieved a balance of three wins, one loss and two draws in six home games, which shows that they are slipping points in their fiefdom, giving the visitors hope of achieving positive results. At home, West Ham They have a record of three wins, two losses and a draw in six games that they have played so far, so they are quite a strong opponent away from home that the hosts will have to face.

The two rivals have met before at home ChelseaIn fact, the numbers show 15 wins, five losses and five draws in favor of the home team. The last time they faced each other Chelsea and West Ham in this competition it was in July 2020 and the match ended with a 3-2 result in favor of West Ham.

Analyzing the situation of these teams in the Premier League qualifying table, we can see that the locals are above West Ham with a difference of one point. Chelsea He arrives at the meeting with 22 points in his locker and occupying the eighth place before the game. For their part, the visitors are in ninth position with 21 points.


A strong storm caused damage in several cities of La Pampa

Strong gusts of wind, which lasted for more than half an hour, affected several towns in La Pampa this afternoon.

In Santa Rosa, the storm uprooted trees and caused various damages in different parts of the city.

As recounted The Diary of La Pampa, the storm broke at around 5 p.m.

For example, a video went viral in which a roof was blown up in the Automobile Club area, on National Route 5, in one of the entrances to the city.

In some sectors of the city, cuts in electricity, telephone and internet services were reported.

Also – the Pampean environment tells us – numerous trees fell on the roads.

A video shared by the provincial official Rubén Gaite shows the progress of the meteorological phenomenon from the route: there it is observed how a great storm of wind and land advances through the province.

In our city

At about 6.30 p.m., the Municipality gave a very short-term meteorological warning for strong storms with gusts and occasional hail fall.

It covers not only Bahía Blanca, but also González Chaves, Adolfo Alsina, Coronel Dorrego, Coronel Suárez, Coronel Rosales, Coronel Pringles, Lamadrid, Laprida, Monte Hermoso, Puan, Saavedra, San Cayetano, Tornquist, and Villarino.

This morning, Satelmet anticipated the possibility of the development of storms, with intense rains and winds that could exceed 100 kilometers per hour.

“A very warm air mass, with a depression that is over Cuyo, extending to the north of Patagonia, will be associated with a cold front. The compulsion of these two events will bring the possibility of intense convective developments”, explained from the service .

The maximum temperature in Bahia was 36.8ºC, at 2.35pm; While no rains were recorded until 19:00.