One of them is the district of Tarata, located in the province of the same name, which registered a minimum temperature of -10.8 degrees Celsius.
Tarata is part of a list that also accounts the districts of Palca and Susapaya, which went through -8 and -7.9 degrees Celsius, respectively. This decrease in the minimum temperature in the southern highlands of the country continues.
This time, three districts in the region of Tacna went through the lowest temperature levels at a national level, according to the National Meteorological and Hydrologic Service (Senamhi).
El Comercio reported that Tarata, which is a place located in the province of the same name, this region registered a minimum temperature of -10.8 degrees Celsius according to today’s report at Chuapalca, the Senamhi station. To these places are added the districts of Palca and Susapaya, with -8 and -7.9 degrees Celsius, respectively.
Senamhi added that other localities in the southern highlands of the country that also suffered considerable drops in their temperatures are Paratía (Puno) with 5.2 degrees Celsius; Santa Lucia (Puno) with -3.8 and Caylloma (Arequipa) with a minimum of -3.7 degrees Celsius.
This report on low temperatures was released by the National Emergency Operations Center (COEN) of the Ministry of Defense in its second newsletter.
With the arrival of spring, lower temperatures are not expected at any location. However, taking into account climate variations, unexpected temperatures are possible.