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Most severe heatwave of the year in the coming days

Health authorities in Yucatán are warning residents to take precautions in the face of increasing temperatures.

Thick fog strands hundreds of frustrated travelers in Mérida’s airport

Flight delays left hundreds of travelers stranded in Mérida's airport Tuesday night. 

Dust cloud from the Sahara arrives in Yucatán right on time

Coming from agricultural areas of the Sahara, the powder contains a high concentration of fungus, viruses, and bacteria. Its most common effects include sneezing, eye irritation.

Ready for another hurricane season in Yucatán? Your 2021 guide

The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season is off to a fast start, even faster than the 2020 season.

Rescuers come to the aid of flood victims in Progreso

Yucatán's state government has set up temporary shelters for dozens of families whose homes have flooded after several days of intense rain.

Yucatán’s first tropical storm of 2021 likely on its way this...

The probability of tropical storm or hurricane formation over the Gulf of Mexico has grown to 60% over the next five days.

9 delicious ice-cold treats to keep you cool in Yucatán

If you have ever been to Yucatán between the months of April and August you don't need us to tell you how hot it can get

Peninsula on alert for the arrival of powerful ‘Cordonazo de la...

The powerful squall known locally as the “Cordonazo de la Santa Cruz” is expected to hit the Yucatán Peninsula. Meteorologists say that the annual weather...

Caribbean volcano sending clouds of toxic gas our way

Clouds of sulfuric acid from a large volcanic eruption on Saint Vincent is expected to hit the Yucatán this week. Air quality is expected to...

Forecasters predict another horrifying hurricane season on the Atlantic

Meteorologists are predicting another hyperactive hurricane season, which would affect Yucatán. According to computer models, the greater Atlantic region may see as many as 17...

Yucatán braces for the hottest week of the year

The most severe heatwave of the year is expected to hit Yucatán in the coming days.  Meteorologists are expecting thermometers to hit 40 C /...

Expect more downpours and floods this rainy season, experts warn

As the rainy season begins to near, meteorology experts warn that Yucatán could be headed for another very wet year.  Last year, a series of...

New laws on sprawl to address Merida’s flooding crisis

Construction rules in Merida's north, where developers have been building malls and housing developments in the past several decades, will have to be re-written...

Visitors rushed to hospital after lightning strikes beach palapa

Family members from Solidaridad, Quintana Roo, were treated for burns when lightning struck a palapa that was sheltering them from a storm. Six visitors, including...

Prepare for 50° hot flash this week in Merida

If Yucatan were surrounded by mountains, we'd be called Mexico's Death Valley, because that's how hot it's gotten. Maximum temperatures will continue ​​between 40-45 C...

Shelf cloud looms over Merida; internet goes wild

A massive shelf cloud took Merida by surprise when it loomed over the city on Thursday.

Dust clouds from Sahara due in Yucatan by Sunday

The Sahara is sending its annual dusting to the Yucatan on Sunday. All the way from Africa, 7,500 kilometers / 4,660 miles across the...

The canícula, the dog days of summer, have arrived

May is the hottest month in Yucatán, but with the canícula, a broader swath of Mexico feels the heat.

Trees fall, power goes out in heavy rain

Wind gusts Monday afternoon, reaching 83 kph/52 mph, toppled at least 85 trees, a billboard and three telephone poles.

Storm causes tent to fall on hundreds at food festival

A large tent fell on hundreds of festival attendees taking shelter in heavy rain and strong winds on Saturday.

Alberto zigzags slowly and dampens the weekend

Alberto probably won't become a hurricane, but it's still capable of high winds and sustained rain that will cause flooding in other regions.

Encore performance of lightning and hail possible this weekend

Rainy weather and high winds won't be taking the weekend off, Conagua reports.

Lights out at new conference center during afternoon deluge

Unfortunately for the new convention center, it's not technically "Powered by Samsung." It's powered by the CFE.

High winds, hail predicted as season’s first ‘cordonazo’ approaches

Damaging weather is possible this weekend as a cold front is set to clash with the Peninsula's high temperatures.