More than 60% of the Uruguayan territory is suffering from extreme or severe drought in the last three months, October 2022/January 2023, according to the Uruguayan Meteorological Institute, Inumet,
Uruguay's Institute of Meteorology (Inumet) released this week a report according to which the 2022 winter was the ninth coldest in the last 42 years.
Uruguay's Institute of Meteorology (Inumet) reported Monday that this year's was the coldest June in the last 41 years with a countrywide anomaly of -2.3°C.
After the strong reduction in visibility registered in the country this Monday due to fog and mist, which according to the Uruguayan Institute of Meteorology (Inumet) will persist until next Thursday, the ports of Montevideo, Colonia, and Buenos Aires decided to close, reported the Uruguayan newspaper El Observador.
Although cyclones are rare in the area, Uruguay's Institute of Meteorology (Inumet) has issued a yellow warning regarding the possible arrival of a subtropical cyclone to the southern part of the country sometime Tuesday.
Some areas in the city of Montevideo dawned Monday literally under water following unprecedented heavy rains which caused damages to various homes and a traffic chaos, in addition to power outages, which reportedly affected some 12,000 users.