Rains are expected to continue over the next few days in Rio Grande do Norte. Check forecast

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The Holy Week weekend saw rain in all regions of Rio Grande do Norte and, according to RN Agricultural Research Company (EMPARN), should continue for the next few days. For the first week of April, the forecast is for partly cloudy skies with rain in all regions of the state. “The model analyzes point to continued rain, mainly concentrated between the 2nd and 6th of April in all regions here in the state”, explained the head of the Emparn Meteorology unit.

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The largest accumulations recorded in the Monitoring System of the Agricultural Research Company of Rio Grande do Norte (Emparn), in the period between 7:15 am on Friday (29/03) until the same time this Monday (1st) occurred in Luís Gomes (West Potiguar) 178.4 mm, Parnamirim (East Potiguar) −150 mm, in São Pedro (Agreste Potiguar) -125 mm. In Luís Gomes and Severiano Melo, both in Oeste Potiguar, it rained from yesterday to today, 99.1mm and 80.8mm, respectively.

“The recent rains were caused by the action of the Convergence Zone and the warming that is still happening over the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, which are releasing a lot of moisture and this moisture is entering the Convergence Zone and with this there is the formation of clouds with rain . The forecast for the week is for continued rain, mainly concentrated between the 2nd and 5th of April in all regions here in the state”, explained the head of the Emparn Meteorology unit, Gilmar Bristot.

Rains in the Central Potiguar region

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The accumulation of rain that caused the closure of BR 304, near the municipality of Lajes, is the result of rains that occurred in neighboring municipalities. “The disturbance recorded on the bridge, in the municipality of Lajes, is the result of the rain that fell throughout the month and in neighboring municipalities, such as Caiçara do Rio dos Ventos, where it rained from Saturday (30/03) until Sunday (31/ 03)- 105.8mm”, said Bristot.

In March 2024, in the Central region of Rio Grande do Norte, it rained 71% of the volume expected for the period. It rained, 252.4mm and the expected average was 147.6mm.

According to climatology, the average rainfall in the municipality of Lajes (Central Potiguar) is 135.9mm. In March 2024, it rained 306.7mm, representing 125% above the expected average for the period.

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Forecast for the next few days:

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