• The worst drought in 20 years in Brazil! Harvest in danger!

    Key corn growing areas in Brazil have gone weeks without significant rain. Drought is expected to have a drastic impact on Brazil’s largest annual corn crop. While Amazon and northern states of South America are suffering severe floods /https://mkweather.com/floods-in-manaus-brazil-and-caracas-venezuela-extreme-heatwave-in-paraguay-370c-south-america// and southern parts of South America are suffering the first serious ...
  • Floods in Manaus, Brazil and Caracas, Venezuela, extreme heatwave in Paraguay (+37,0°C)

    About persisting heavy rains in northern parts of South America we have informed in last months regularly. In last days, severe floods were reported mainly from Manaus, Brazil and Caracas, Venezuela. Heavy rains are for northern Amazon, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana region, Ecuador and northern Peru forecasted during May 2021, too, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 45 dead, 23 injuried after March 2021 floods in Colombia

    Flood risk has shifted from central and northeastern parts of South America to its northwestern part since the start of Autumn 2021. About situation in Colombia we are informing only shortly after bad news associated with severe floods in Peru, Ecuador and Brazil /https://mkweather.com/floods-are-shifting-to-northern-south-america-problems-reports-peru/; 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//. According to country´s officials, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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). ...
  • Floods in Brazil and Ecuador continue, the next cities under water

    Only in last weeks we have informed about severe floods, which bothered central parts of South America, mainly Brazil, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia /https://mkweather.com/floods-and-severe-storms-bother-parts-of-brazil/; https://mkweather.com/peru-ecuador-bolivia-and-brazil-with-dedly-floods-forecasts-are-bad//. Parts of Ecuador and Brazil, report severe floods persistently, with the newest recent events from Guayaquil or Balsas, Ecuador and Espiritu Santo or Cachoeiro, Brazil. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and Brazil with dedly floods, forecasts are bad

    Summer 2020/2021 in South America is ending and season of rain is shifting northward, towards equator. Series of extreme storms hit during last week region of Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and Minas Gerais, Brazil, with result of deadly and damaging floods. In Peru, the most hit region was Madre de Dios, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Extreme hailstorms hit Argentina, Patagonia with all-time record, +43,8°C

    After long Siberian winter blast in Europe, which was a main topic of articles on Mkweather last weeks, we finally should to see to many January 2021 extremes around the world. And we certainly won't be bored! Anomalous Summer 2020/2021 reports Argentina and Chile - while in Argentina after rounds ...
  • Horrifying sandstorm in Argentina: Video- and Twitter- galleries

    As we informed last week /https://mkweather.com/2020/12/19/severe-storms-hit-argentina-uruguay-and-southern-brazil-santa-katarina-with-21-dead-or-missing//, subtropical and moderate climate zone in South America hit last Friday severe storms - in Santa Katarina, Brazil, deadly, in Argentina including horrifying sandstorms. The worst situation with sand particles in the air was in La Pampa province, Argentina. The Pampas (meaning "plain") are fertile South American lowlands ...
  • Floods in Tarija, Bolivia

    In Bolivia, season of rains has started on 9. November 2020 and heavy rains until the start of December 2020 hit almost whole country. Although, extreme wildfires in Paraguay, Bolivia and neighboring parts of Brazil and Argentina ended /https://mkweather.com/2020/10/05/paraguay-a-new-national-absolute-temperature-record-455c-114f-10-000-wildfires-and-state-emergency/; https://mkweather.com/2020/10/14/north-atlantic-ocean-is-pulling-moisture-away-from-south-america-brazil-bolivia-paraguay-and-argentina-in-the-fire//, immediately appeared severe storms in region with severe floods /https://mkweather.com/2020/11/29/total-devastation-terrifying-videos-from-floods-in-sao-paolo-brazil/; ...
  • 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 ...
  • Severe hailstorms and extreme high temperatures hit Argentina

    Severe hailstorms were last period reported from northern half of Argentina, too. Severe storms with strong wind gusts and hails hit mainly region Corrientes, where people made several videos from event. In Resistencia, northern Argentina, maximum temperature during a day, when powerful cold front brought these storms, a Wednesday, 25. ...
  • Chile: Dust devil during clear and sunny weather

    A Chilean driver filmed an interesting video of a swirling dust devil in Los Angeles, Chile, on 18 November 2020. All story has occurred during almost absolutely clear and sunny, but windy weather in country, which dispose by almost all climates, from mountainous and cold moderate to desert or rainforest. ...