The worst situation is currently reported from Paraguay, where has been measured all-time maximum temperature record, +45,5°C / 113.9°F on 26. September 2020 (previous national record of the highest maximum temperature, +45,0°C, came from 14. November 2009) and after extreme heatwaves, recorded wildfires caught fire.
On 5. October, more than 10 000 fires are reported over the all country, with declared national emergency.
Until 21. October, according to wxcharts.com / GFS model, only few millimeters of rain are expected in western Paraguay, southeastern Bolivia and parts of northern Argentina, northern Chile and eastern Patagonia. It is possible, that wildfire season could be even worse.
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