Floods are shifting to northern South America, problems reports Peru

Only in last 2 articles we have informed about serious problems with floods in Brazil, Ecuador and Colombia /https://mkweather.com/floods-in-brazil-ecuador-and-colombia-continue-until-easter-1000-mm-rainfall-forecasted/; https://mkweather.com/floods-in-brazil-and-ecuador-continue-the-next-cities-under-water//.

ITCZ (Intertropical Convergence Zone) is slowly shifting northward and floods are shifting too.

While in the Summer 2020/2021, rain season threated northern Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia and southern parts of Brazil, in Autumn 2021 floods have shifted above Amazon in Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela and Guyana region.

Since half of March 2021, big problems with floods reported parts of northern Peru, mainly Huancabamba, Montero or Yurmaguas.

Although these rain forest regions are relatively sparsely populated, floods damaged around 3000 houses and some cities were flooded by 2 meters high floodwater wave around 16. and 21. March.

People in some cities stayed isolated after severe floods heavily devastated regional highways.

During Autumn 2021, heavy rainfall and storms are expected to shift even more northward, above Colombia, Venezuela and Guyana region, with the next forecasted serious flood risk.

During late Summer and early Autumn 2021 (or Winter and Spring 2021 in Southern Hemisphere), Amazon region hits season of drought, with widfires, similarly such as in other years.

Southern parts of Southern America are slowly preparing to the next winter, but extreme conditions from Patagonia from Winter 2020 will be overcame very hardly /https://mkweather.com/patagonia-with-one-of-the-cruelest-winter-for-last-20-years//.

Illustration photo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQN2YzZS_88
16-day precipitation forecast for South America /wxcharts.com

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