The new frontal system that has arrived in the country, entering through the southern zone, is rapidly approaching the Region Metropolitan of Chile. According to the data provided by Meteored, in the Biobío Region more than 90 mm of rain has already accumulated in less than 24 hours, demonstrating the intensity of the rainfall.
Even on the Biobío coast, stations of the Chilean Meteorological Directorate have registered wind gusts between 60 and 70 km/h. In the next few hours, the rainy They will continue to be abundant in the interior of the south center, while the front advances towards the north center of the country.
The regions de Ñuble and Maule have already begun to experiment with this frontal system and it will gradually spread to the central zone, where it will remain active until next Saturday, July 22. In Talca, between 25 and 30 mm of rain are expected this Friday, and an additional 11 to 15 mm are expected for Saturday, mainly concentrated during the early morning. In Rancagua, the rains will arrive in the afternoon and will add between 18 and 24 mm during this Friday, while between 25 and 35 mm are expected during the early morning and Saturday morning.
In Valparaiso, the rainy They should arrive in the late afternoon and early evening, extending into the early hours of Saturday, accumulating between 15 and 25mm during the event. During Friday night, the wind is expected to blow between 40 and 50 km/h in coastal sectors.
In the case of Santiago, the rainy They would arrive at night this Friday, accumulating between early morning and Saturday afternoon from 20 to 25 mm of rainfall. In pre-Andean sectors, such as San José de Maipo, between 20 and 40 mm of rainfall could be added during the early morning and Saturday morning, with a zero degree isotherm that would be located between 2,000 to 2,500 meters of altitude.