• 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 ...
  • Brazil is waiting a historic coldwave, temperatures will drop 30°C below average around 20. August ...

    Several regions of Brazil are suffering a historically cold days in August 2020. Serra Catarinense (SE Brazil) has been registering consecutive negative temperatures since June 29, with no end to the run in sight. All-time cold records have been busted in the southern municipality of Bom Jardim da Serra of late. The ...
  • Patagonia with one of the cruelest winter for last 20 years

    During the winter 2020, record-breaking temperatures of up to -23°C have been measured across the lower regions of Argentina and Chile. Powerful Antarctic cold fronts riding anomalously-far north stormtracks of deep cyclones have accompanied the freeze, and have delivered extremely high accumulations of snow (of 5+ feet / 150 cm+). ...