Rio Colorado hit by frost at the height of summer, Argentina

Rio Colorado hit by frost at the height of summer, Argentina

An early frost hit Rio Colorado, Argentina last week at the height of the summer, seriously affecting agricultural production of the region. The unusual event was recorded on February 26, 2019, when a local weather station registered below freezing temperatures that…

Tornado hits Azul, overturning trucks and damaging farms, Argentina

Tornado hits Azul, overturning trucks and damaging farms, Argentina

A tornado reportedly hit rural areas of the city of Azul, located in the center of the Buenos Aires Province in Argentina on February 7, 2019. The worst of the damage was reported in the town of Chillar. ​Eyewitnesses said the tornado lasted about 15 minutes with…

Record rain, floods hit Argentina and Chile

Record rain, floods hit Argentina and Chile

Storms and heavy rain caused severe flooding in Santa Cruz province, Argentina and Magallanes Region in Chile between April 3 and 5, 2018. The flooding has 'paralyzed the city of Río Gallegos,' the Santa Cruz provincial government said. Evacuations…

Massive floods hit Argentina as Pilcomayo River reaches record highs

Massive floods hit Argentina as Pilcomayo River reaches record highs

More than 60 000 people have been affected by floods and landslides in northern Argentina over the past couple of days. At least 10 000 people in Santa Victoria Este, Salta Province were evacuated and one person was killed as levels of Pilcomayo River reached record…

Severe hailstorm hits Formosa, Argentina, more than 1 000 buildings damaged

Severe hailstorm hits Formosa, Argentina, more than 1 000 buildings damaged

An intense hailstorm swept through the municipality of Formosa in northern Argentina late Wednesday afternoon, October 25, 2017, causing severe damage. More than 1 000 buildings were damaged as well as numerous trees and cars after the storm dumped hailstones up to…

Violent storm, orange-sized hail hits Corrientes, Argentina

Violent storm, orange-sized hail hits Corrientes, Argentina

A surprisingly violent hailstorm accompanied by heavy rain hit the city of Corrientes and its surroundings on Sunday, October 8, 2017, causing massive damage to cars and properties. The storm hit in the middle of the afternoon while people were voting for the…