Heatwave Hits Corn, Soybean Crops In Brazil And Argentina

Massive heatwave hits southern Brazil and northern Argentina with temperatures hovering around 50°C endangering people and agricultural production. This heatwave is due to a high pressure front in the region that prevent the movement of cold fronts.

Experts said climate change will make this happen more in the coming years. Buenos Aires and provinces in northern Argentina and Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil have been hit hard. This occurred after a prolonged drought that has affected this part of the South America.

Torrid Summer

Heatwave Reports indicate that Northern Argentina reached temperatures between 46 and 48 degrees Centigrade. The center of the country, which includes the capital Buenos Aires, experienced temperatures between 42 and 44 degrees Celsius. The exports were expe...

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