The cold front stretches across Central America


The displacement of a mass of cold air will continue to cause temperatures to drop in many Central American cities, according to the climatic authorities of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, which are monitoring the phenomenon this weekend.

“A high pressure of 1034 mbar in Texas (USA) with a displacement towards Florida and a tendency to gradually weaken, directs an anti-eddy wedge towards Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador and drives a cold front observed from the Gulf of Honduras to the eastern coast of Canada. El Salvador Climate Observatory on his web page.

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Winds are expected to increase in the remainder of the weekend and on Monday, January 31.


The National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (CONRED) reported that cold winds and rain will hit the country at the end of the last week of the month.

Rain is expected in the next few days, mainly in areas from the north to the center of the country.

Conred and INSIFUMEH recommended that the Guatemalans maintain considerations of the case.

“Conclude things properly and take shelter early in their homes, especially the elderly and minors,” he stressed. Grant.


The Environmental Observatory indicates that conditions will favor the presence of northerly winds with average speeds of 20 km / h to 30 km / h and gusts of 40 to 60 km / h, with an emphasis on high and mountainous areas.

Salvadorans are advised to keep warm due to the lower temperatures that will occur in the region.

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“Residents in general are advised to be vigilant and avoid burning agricultural products in periods of strong winds during the dry season. It is recommended for sea and aerial navigation, artisanal and sport fishing to assess weather and oceanographic conditions before carrying out their activities, as well as comply with the recommendations of the General Directorate of Civil Protection,” they point out.

Due to the wind speed, the possibility of falling trees and fences is cautioned.


And Kobeko warns, since last Friday, January 28, of the presence of a weak cold air mass over the region, which will lead to heavy clouds, rainy conditions and showers.

“The cold air mass will continue to be displaced over the national territory, generating new winds from the north and northeast, heavy clouds and intermittent precipitation, over the regions: northern and Algerian. In the west, center and east”, a report indicates Kobek.

Temperatures will also drop in part of the region.

in a Mexico This phenomenon also follows with water.

The passage of this cold front is associated with a strong blizzard (snow accumulations greater than 30 cm) and strong winds that hit the region. East Coast of the United StatesWhich led to paralyzing flights and other activities.

This latter phenomenon will be particularly severe in the Northeast and will affect New York and Boston and then continue its path across the Atlantic.

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January is, historically, one of the months that reports the lowest temperatures of the year.

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