Argentina, southern Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay are facing extreme temperatures this week. The index 50 ° C mark can be reached or accessed these days.
South America is currently in the middle of summer, and January is generally the hottest month of the year. But after a first wave hitLast week with severe intensity, the south of the continent, especially Argentina, suffocated again under extreme temperatures. This weekend, the southern agricultural areas 48 degrees Celsius or even 50 degrees Celsius domestically will be affected, which will lead to a complete record of recorded heat for the country.
The incredible heat wave in Argentina’s agricultural region (maximum 47 & 50 ° C *!) On October 16, 1936 was the country’s (reliable) national record at 47.3 ° C.
Corn, soybeans & vines bloom (before), raising fears of agricultural disaster. pic.twitter.com/HJlfp6P0hs
– Dr. Serge Zaga (Dr. George) (Serge Zaga) January 10, 2022
La Nina event involved
Marked years, A The warmest temperatures in the Pacific Ocean usually coincide with the worst years In southern Argentina. Event It has even more significant effects in South America, with wetter weather than usual in the north (flooding in Brazil) and drought in the south, perhaps pronounced in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. In recent years.