Mexico City.— The National Water Commission (Conagua) reported that as of this month and until May 2023, 51 cold fronts are forecast, of which two of these will be registered this month.
The general coordinator of National Meteorological Service (SMN), Alejandra Mendez Gironexplained that as of September, cold air masses from Canada and the United States move to Mexico, causing marked drops in temperature, strong winds and rains, as well as high waves when they are located on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Mexico.
He indicated that In the past winter season 2021-2022, 48 cold fronts were registeredthree fewer than those listed for the rest of this year and early 2023.
The polar continental air coming from the north causes a drop in temperature in the northern states, frost in the center and north, and high waves on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, added Méndez Girón.
According to forecasts, The first Cold Front is expected to appear on Sunday, September 25, with a presence mainly in the north of the country.
September also indicates the arrival of autumn: the leaves of the trees turn an ocher color and the rains gradually disappear from the national territory; This also initiates cold fronts.
Méndez Girón explained that in September two phenomena of this type will be recorded.
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For rest of 2022
The states with the greatest temperature drops are Chihuahua, Mexico City, Durango, State of Mexico, Puebla, Tlaxcala and Zacatecas.
For the central area, the minimum temperature is expected to range between 2 and 8 degrees Celsius.
When cold air masses interact with humidity, they cause snowfall in the high parts of the northwest, north, northeast, and center of the country, as well as in the states of Mexico, Puebla, Tlaxcala, and Veracruz.
“It is important to highlight the start of the cold front season, since it begins in the transition period from summer to autumn, a time when tropical cyclones still occur,” the official explained.
“At this time, precautions must be taken even more in the population, since cold air masses can interact with tropical cyclones, modifying their trajectories and sometimes forcing them to park. If a tropical cyclone comes to a standstill near towns, it can cause severe damage such as flooding and landslides.”
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