Argentina is suffocating from an intense heat wave unprecedented in more than six decades, which put health alert to nine provinces Reported this Saturday, from the center and the country’s north National Meteorological Service (SMN).
The country has been registering for several days Eighth heat wave this southern summerwith a temperature of approx. 40 degree centigradewhen in the last decade were no more than four or five episodes Similar to the season, according to SMN.
Taking into account all the November-January quarters registered by the official body, the current one, It’s been the hottest since 1961with a discrepancy of more than 1.7 °C,
Argentina lives an intense heat wave
In the city of Buenos Aires, residents began Saturday with a temperature over 36°Clikely to reach up to 38 °Crecord in February for 61 years, since In 1944 it reached 38.7°C,
“A single heat wave falls within normal climate variability limits, but with climate change, more frequent and more intense waves are observed on all continents, and they are also occurring in Patagonia in Argentina.”
Enzo Campetella, meteorologist
Las continuous heat waves in the territory of Argentina started in november, SMN issued an “orange alert” due to extreme temperatures for the provinces of Corrientes, the missionsSan Luis, Mendoza, La Pampa and Buenos AiresAlso “Yellow Alert” for Cordoba, between rivers and St. John.
Argentina records highest historical temperature
Temperatures reached Thursday in Patagonia 42 °C off the coast of Rio Negro Province, but winds change to the west and southwest alleviated the condition and lowered the temperature,
During 2022, Chakra “Girl”which is part of the “El Nino” phenomenon, has set historical records of temperature all over argentina, where there was a drought Sowing and harvesting of crops affectedAccording to a recent report, the loss of which could exceed $10 billion Rosario Cereal Bag,