• Antarctica is crazy cold, with continental anomaly -6,1°C, -75,8°C was measured (the coldest in 6 ...

    Extremely cold Antarctica is requesting for our attention again. Extremely cold conditions are returning above the continent since Summer 2020/2021, when January, February, March and April 2021 brought all anomalously cold temperatures across the continent. About climatic feedbacks in Antarctica we wrote in our previous articles in 2021, together with ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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). ...
  • Summer in Antarctica: -60,3°C - only 4,2°C warmer as all-time monthly continental record

    While in last summer (2019/2020), record high temperature, +18,3°C / 64.9°F was during strong El-nino measured in Antarctica, Summer 2020/2021 is different, with peking La nina pattern and extremely low temperatures across the continent. About anomalously cold weather in Antarctica in the middle of the summer we have informed already ...
  • 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 ...
  • Total devastation! Terrifying videos from floods in Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Series of severe storms have moved across Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro region, Brazil, during late last workweek (around Thursday - Friday, 26.-27. November 2020). Results of extreme rainfall from storms were terrifying floods in Sao Carlos, Sao Paulo region, Brazil. Near tropical nights and tropical days fell in ...
  • 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 ...
  • Paraguay: A new national absolute temperature record, +45,5°C (114°F), 10 000 wildfires and state emergency

    While in southern Argentina are still persisting a winter conditions /https://mkweather.com/2020/10/04/argentina-the-second-spring-month-and-still-is-snowing//, northward from stormtrack, in Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia and northern Argentina and Chile is extremely hot, with wildfires and severe drought. The worst situation is currently reported from Paraguay, where has been measured all-time maximum temperature record, +45,5°C / 113.9°F ...
  • 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 ...
  • Cruel winter in Patagonia continues: Massive losses of sheep (100 000 killed) because of intense ...

    Snowstorms and frosts in the region of Patagonia, Rio Negro province, could cause the death of 70% of the flock, according to en.mercopress.com. Some parts of Andes have 7 meters of snow and higher Patagonian elevations are fighting with 1-2 meters of snow. Region has reported frosts up to -23°C ...
  • Extreme coldwave already in Brazil: -8,8°C (16°F) and snowing after decades

    Abnormal coldwave in Brazil already has started and we can look to first freezing-measured minimum temperatures over country from Friday´s morning. A dry Antarctic air will move over Brazil during the weekend and the start of next week, so national record -14,0°C from Cacador, Santa Catarina, 11. June 1952 can ...
  • Tunisia +50,2°C / 122°F, South Africa -14,6°C / 6°F: Sahara with the hottest day of ...

    2 faces of Africa we can see on Monday, 17. August 2020. While in the North summer 2020 in on his peak, with maximum temperatures up to +50,2°C (122°F) in Gabes, Tunisia (5°C below African record from Tunisia, 1931), in the South Africa big Antarctic coldwave with wind, snow and ...
  • 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+). ...