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12 Feb 2019 description

Executive Summary

  • Multiple winter storms & extreme cold leads to billion-dollar cost in the United States

  • Torrential seasonal rainfall prompts USD2.3 billion economic loss to agriculture in Argentina

  • Australia records its warmest month on record; first time nation averaged 30°C (86°F) in a month

  • 65°F: Wind chill temperature recorded in the U.S. Midwest in late January

  • 30°C: Average national temperature of Australia in January; warmest month on record

22 Jan 2019 description
report La Nación

A raíz de las fuertes precipitaciones que se produjeron en las regiones del Noroeste Argentino (NOA) y el Litoral, el Gobierno nacional declaró el estado de emergencia hídrica por ciento ochenta días. Esta medida fue oficializada hoy a través del boletín oficial .

11 Jan 2019 description

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Severe Weather

Argentina (Update)

11 Jan 2019 description
  • Heavy rain and strong wind have caused flooding in parts of northern Argentina and southern Brazil in recent days, resulting in casualties and damage.

  • In Argentina, as of 11 January at 8.00 UTC, two people died in Corrientes Province and one in Santiago del Estero Province. Over 90 families have been evacuated in Chaco and over 80 in Santa Fe Province.

  • In Brazil, as of 11 January at 8.00 UTC, one person was reported dead in the Municipality of Alegrete (Rio Grande do Sul State).