• Bocas del Toro, Panama, with severe floods

    Only in one of the last articles we wrote about severe floods in Costa Rica /https://mkweather.com/floods-hit-costa-rica-50-200-mm-rainfall-reported//. Only a few days after Costa Rica, was flooded neighboring Panama and heavy rains in the region are continuing. Within International Exchange Site, only 2 meteorological stations are available - in David fell during ...
  • Crops in Brazil destroyed: -7,8°C was measured, an all-time national record is -14,0°C

    The second coldwave in Winter 2021 in South America is very strong mainly in southern Brazil, where temperatures deep below 0°C were measured with widespread harvest damages. The first extreme coldwave in Paraguay, Bolivia, and southern Brazil (and to Uruguay, Argentina, and Chile) brought in early July 2021 all-time temperature ...
  • Extreme winter in Argentina and Chile! Snowing in Cordoba the 1st time since 1975! Maquinchao ...

    Only previous weekend and early this week, Cordoba in Argentina was enjoying hot summer day, with maximum temperature +27°C. Summer days above +25°C were measured in northern parts of Patagonia too, but gradually, Antarctic front will come and brought record coldwave with snowstorm. In Cordoba, it has snowed the first ...
  • The next floods for Colombia

    Season of rain in northern parts of South America is in 2021 triggered to anomalously active due to persisting La nina pattern, which is traditionally associated with heavy rains in Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana region and northern Amazon, Brazil, Peru and Ecuador. The next unbelievable powerful floods have occurred in Colombia ...
  • Tropical storm in South America! Rare system Potira hit Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Tropical storm in South America! Very rare phenomenon has appeared near coast of Brazil early this week, with impact into Rio de Janeiro region. The Brazilian Navy has upgraded a depression to Subtropical Storm Potira off the coast of Rio de Janeiro. South-American tropical systems are most common from November ...
  • Northern half of South America in flood crisis: Floods in Brazil, Peru, Colombia

    During the first half of Autumn 2021 (March and the first half of April) we were writing about shifting of heavy rains and storms in South America northward, from northern Argentina, southern Brazil, Paraguay, and Bolivia to northern Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela and Guyana region. This shift is associated ...
  • Buenos Aires, Montevideo and Santa Katarina region after extreme storms

    17 years after rare event, when Santa Katarina region, southern Brazil, hit a tropical system of Category 2, round of severe storms went trough Buenos Aires (Argentina), Montevideo (Uruguay) and Santa Katarina (southern Brazil). Storm system has brought regionally severe storms with flash floods. Powerful thunderstorm system arise above Pampa ...
  • 23 dead, injuried and missing after extensive wildfires in Argentina

    At the start of autumn, severe persisting heatwaves with extensive wildfires hit northern parts of Argentina. The worst is situation in Lago Pueblo, El Hoyo, El Maiten, Cerro Radal and El Bolsón, where wildfires have destroyed large parts of forests. 23 people is dead (1), injuried (7) and missing (15). ...
  • Southernmost city in the world: The highest temperature ever, +26,1°C

    Although in Southern Hemisphere was in last days still summer, temperatures didn´t reach more than during European winter heatwaves in Croatia, +26,4°C /https://mkweather.com/winter-heatwave-hit-croatia-264c-slovenia-253c-and-northeastern-italy-252c-2021-hot// in the souhternmost city in the world - Zañartu in Fireland (Tierra del Fuego) in Chile. However, +26,1°C was enough to overcome all-time temperature record in this ...
  • Paraguay after severe floods, 10 people have died

    In the last article we have mentioned, that southern half of Southern America expects relatively drier period in February 2021 /https://mkweather.com/2021/02/08/chile-and-patagonia-after-heatwave-415c-382c//. However, January 2021 and the start of February were in central parts of Southern America extremely rainy and stormy, regionally, with deadly floods, e.g. in Paraguay. In central parts ...
  • Chile hit historic frontal system, Santiago the rainiest January for 150+ years

    After historic heatwave in Patagonia /https://mkweather.com/2021/01/24/extreme-hailstorms-hit-argentina-patagonia-with-all-time-record-438c// and wildfires in Chile /https://mkweather.com/2021/01/24/chile-with-widespread-wildfires-chillan-6-days-with-34-36c// came during last period powerful cooldown with extremely strong cold front. Severe stroms have appeared in semidesert regions, where rain in the summer occurs very rarely - in Santiago was recorded 40mm+ rain, what made with January 2021 the ...
  • Antarctica set to coldest January since 1978, Southern Hemisphere hasn´t been so cold almost 10 ...

    Really cold times not only in Northern, but too in Southern Hemisphere and Antarctica! Latest news from uninhabitated continent are saying about extremely cold conditions - there is a chance, that January 2021 according to estimates should end as the coldest January in Antarctica since the start of satellite measurements, ...
  • Rio de Janeiro with deadly floods: 21 dead or missing

    As was lately in articles from South America forecasted, region of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro hit next severe storms, with direct impact in both metropolitan areas. At the Christmas 2020, the worst situation was in Rio de Janeiro - while on 21. December 2020, before an arrival of ...
  • Mendoza, Argentina: 150 mm of rain, hailstorm and floods, 1 dead

    Temperatures in northern Argentina are attacking +40°C / 104°C and tropical temperatures already hit southern, densely populated provinces, too. In Mendoza, northwestern Argentina maximum temperatures has reached +32°C, when the city hit extreme storms with 150 mm / 5.9 inches of rainfall. Storms has been accompanied with lot of hails ...
  • Argentina: the second spring month and still is snowing!

    Argentina has experienced with an extreme cruel winter /https://mkweather.com/2020/08/12/patagonia-with-one-of-the-cruelest-winter-for-last-20-years/; https://mkweather.com/2020/08/24/cruel-winter-in-patagonia-continue-massive-losses-of-sheep-100-000-killed-in-patagonia-because-of-intense-snowstorms//. Extreme coldwaves hit during the winter months in 2020 Brazil, too, /https://mkweather.com/2020/08/13/brasil-is-waiting-a-historic-coldwave-temperatures-will-drop-30c-below-average-around-20-august-2020// and Antarctic air even crossed the equator and hit in Colombia /https://mkweather.com/2020/08/23/antarctic-air-has-crossed-the-equator-in-southern-colombia-temperatures-dropped-from-36c-97f-to-14c-57f//. According to composites from NOAA tool, winter in large parts of southern and southeastern South America ...