Amazonas will have above normal temperatures in the second quarter of this year, says SGB | Amazon

Amazonas will have above normal temperatures in the second quarter of this year, says SGB | Amazon
Amazonas will have above normal temperatures in the second quarter of this year, says SGB | Amazon
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1 of 1 Forecast also indicates above normal rainfall only in some regions of the Center and North of the state. — Photo: Rede Amazônica
The forecast also indicates above-normal rainfall only in some regions of the Center and North of the state. — Photo: Rede Amazônica

Amazonas will have temperatures above normal between the months of April, May and June this year, according to the Brazilian Geological Survey (SGB). The information was released this Tuesday morning (2) during a flood alert in Amazonas.

According to Gustavo Ribeiro, researcher at the Amazon Protection System Management and Operational Center (Censipam), the seasonal climate forecast indicates above-normal rainfall only in some regions of the Center and North of the state.

Normal rainfall is predicted for the Center and in some parts of the North of Amazonas, in the second quarter of 2024. Furthermore, the forecast also indicates below-normal rainfall in part of the Southwest of Amazonas and the South of the state.

Flood forecast in Amazonas

During the alert, researcher Jussara Cury, from SGB, also warned about the forecast of river floods for this year in Manaus. According to the SGB, an average of 27.21 meters is predicted for the capital and a maximum of 28.01 in the Rio Negro.

In Manacapuru, in the interior of Amazonas, during the quarter, the average for the river is 18.31 meters and the maximum is 19.01. While in Parintins, the flood forecast, on average, is 7.17 meters and a maximum of 7.58.

In Boca do Acre, the flood of the Acre and Purus Rivers has already affected more than 15 thousand people, according to the municipality’s Civil Defense. On March 12, river levels reached 20.20 meters.

Another municipality in the State that has also suffered from rising waters is Envira. The city declared an emergency on March 4 after the flooding of the Tarauacá and Envira rivers.

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