December 9, 2013
Historic winter heat wave hits Buenos Aires
The Buenos Aires City and province area are being hit by unusual temperatures by the end of winter, reaching 34.4 degrees yesterday and setting a historical record for the highest temperature in September since 1944.
The National Weather Forecasting Service (SMN) announced the high temperatures affecting the North, the Centre and the Cuyo provinces are expected to last until tomorrow.
The SMN meteorologist Silvía Gómez said yesterday: “The unusually high temperatures are expected until Wednesday and may reach the maximum of 40 degrees”.
Gómez added the hot weather will be followed by “intensive winds in the North of the region, and relatively low humidity in the Central Western region”.
Lower temperatures are expected on Thursday with cloudy sky and 15 degrees at highest.