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Rainfall hotspots over the southern tropical Andes: Spatial distribution, rainfall intensity, and relations with large-scale atmospheric circulation
(American Geophysical Union, 2015-05-11)
The Andes/Amazon transition is among the rainiest regions of the world and the interactionsbetween large-scale circulation and the topography that determine its complex rainfall distribution remainpoorly known. This work ...
Cutoff low over the southeastern Pacific Ocean: a case study
Cutoff lows (COLs) are infrequent events in the tropics that can cause extreme rainfall, flash flooding and landslides in arid areas, such as western South America. In this study, the life cycle of a COL in the southeastern ...
Anticipation Mechanism for Cold Wave: Forecast Based Financing a Case Study in the Peruvian Andes
(Frontiers Media S.A., 2021-11)
In June 2018, the Peruvian provinces of Arequipa and Puno in the southern Andean region were affected by heavy snowfall, which caused severe damage to people and livelihoods in several communities. Using the Forecast-based ...
Summertime precipitation extremes and the influence of atmospheric flows on the western slopes of the southern Andes of Perú
(John Wiley and Sons, 2022)
Although climatologically dry, the western slopes of the southern Andes of Peru (WSA) can experience precipitation extremes (PEs) during the summer (December–February) resulting in great economic and human losses. Generally, ...
The rainy season in the Southern Peruvian Andes: A climatological analysis based on the new Climandes index
(Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología del Perú, 2023-01)
The rainy season is of high importance for livelihoods in the Southern Peruvian Andes (SPA), especially for agriculture, which is mainly rain fed and one of the main income sources in the region. Therefore, knowledge and ...