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Climate in Guatemala: Insivumeh monitors an easterly wave and a system that could intensify into a depression and bring rain to the country


The Insivumeh meteorological service reported this Thursday, October 27, that the east wave number 30 is being monitored with an associated low pressure system, which has a medium probability of escalating to depression over the next five days.

The easterly wave continues to move west and in conjunction with the approach of a cold front to the north of Yucatan, Mexico, during the following week.

The Insivumeh added that Both systems could promote an increase in cloudy weather and rain over the national territory.

Currently there is no direct danger of cyclones over Guatemala and the analyzed models do not reflect high rainfall accumulations; however, monitoring will maintain surveillance of both systems, as well as its evolution and interaction on Guatemala.

The Insivumeh affirmed that it maintains constant monitoring of any hydrometeorological system that is considered dangerous for the country.

The National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (Conred) in its report to Wednesday, October 26 informed that 5 million 901 thousand 251 people have been affected by the 2022 rainy season.

It has the report of 62 thousand 484 people evacuated during the season, 67 deceased due to incidents derived from the rains and 10 disappeared.

To read more: Climate in Guatemala: this is the forecast for the holiday of November 1 (All Saints’ Day)

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