Sunny days are coming to an end in these districts of Lima: South Pacific Anticyclone will bring more fog and drizzle



No more sunny days in Lima. The National Meteorological and Hydrological Service of Peru (Senamhi) announced that in the coming days there will be an increase in wind and the presence of cloudiness, fog and drizzle in the coastal districts of LimaAlong these lines, he explained that these weather conditions are due to the fact that the South Pacific Anticyclone “will be close to the continent.”

In this regard, engineer Matt Nieto, a specialist in the Senamhipointed out that this atmospheric system can cause the southern winds to “intensify” and indicated that the districts affected by this event could be Villa El Salvador, Villa María del Triunfo, Chorrillos, MirafloresMagdalena, Barranco, among others.

He also noted that the South Pacific Anticyclone It is characterized by being a high pressure system, by having a “more stable dynamic compared to other phenomena” and by influencing, in winter, the development of “cold events on the coast“.

“The anticyclone refers to a rotation opposite to what generates a cyclone. While a cyclone has a clockwise rotation, an anticyclone is the opposite. The term ‘Pacific’ refers to its location in the Pacific Ocean and ‘south’ because it is generally located south of Peru. This system is characterized by being high pressure, influenced by winds and temperature changes (…). It has a quasi-permanent characteristic (…). Its permanence is generally located in the southeastern zone of the Pacific,” he declared to this media.

Senamhi warns of winter “with greater intensity”

He Senamhi He assured that the season of winter will be felt “more intensely” compared to 2023. Given this situation, the general population is advised to stay warm, consume hot beverages and avoid sudden changes in temperature to prevent respiratory illnesses and other health problems associated with the cold.

“Compared to 2023, we will feel winter more intensely, because last year we had a context of the Coastal Niño. There, for example, the temperatures The temperatures in June have been around 24 degrees Celsius for the maximum temperature and around 17 degrees for the minimum temperature (…) The difference in temperature compared to last year is noticeable,” said Yersin Minaya Brañes, an expert at the Senamhiin dialogue with RPP.

Weather forecast in Lima

According to the information provided by the official page of Senamhifor Saturday, July 6 a temperature is forecast which will range between 12°C and 22°C in East Lima. Cloudy skies are expected in the early morning hours, which will then clear up towards the afternoon. As for Sunday, July 7, temperatures will be reported between 13°C and 24°C, with similar conditions of cloudy skies in the morning and partly cloudy at noon.

For Monday, July 8, in the districts of Lime Temperatures are expected to range from 13°C to 19°C. Overcast skies are expected in the morning, with a tendency to cloudy towards midday and a possibility of fog with drizzle in the early morning.

As for West Lima, a storm is expected on Saturday, July 6th temperature Temperatures will be between 16°C and 20°C, with cloudy skies in the morning that will clear up towards midday. On Sunday, July 7, temperatures are expected to be between 15°C and 18°C, with a cloudy sky in the morning and partly cloudy at midday, with the presence of scattered clouds.

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