Brazil – Coldest in 22 years

Waterfall freezes.

12 June 2016 – Urupema, Sierra Santa Catarina is considered the coldest city in Brazil. At dawn on Friday, 1, thermometers marked -7.2 ° C, the lowest temperature of the year.

The mercury also fell below zero in 42 other cities. In Bom Jardim da Serra made -6.1 ° C and -5.2 ° C High Bridge. In other parts of the state the minimum did not exceed 7 ° C.

In the Upper Plateau South, the landscape froze. The trees were decorated with drops of ice crystals, waterfalls stopped running and turned into stones, houses and lawns were painted white. In Urupema, waterfall froze.

In Florianopolis, the mercury plummeted to 2.3 ° C, the coldest in June in 22 years.–72c-e-cachoeira-congela

Sierra Santa Catarina has windchill of 26 degrees below zero
Registration was Urupema, one of the coldest cities in the country.
In Serafina in Serra Gaucha, thermometer marked -4.9 ° C.

And the temperature keeps dropping.

Tourists lined up close to see the waterfall freezes.

The cold continues and will tighten. Thermometers in Urupema should reach eight degrees below zero. However, the cold that we feel on the skin (wind chill) reached 26 degrees below zero – freezer temperature.

Cold on South Brazil:

Todday -7,1°C in General Carneiro-PR and -8,5°C in Urupema-SC

Thanks to Argiris Diamantis, Martin Siebert, Lucius von Steinkaninchen and Carlos in Brazil for these links

“So many records of low temperatures in our country!” says Carlos. “I like cold weather, but this cold wave is the most strong in last 16-20 years.”