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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.

Health warning as temperatures surge this weekend

Among the groups at risk are diabetes patients because heat and resulting dehydration increase the concentration of glucose in the blood.

Forecasters’ best guess: Active hurricane season ahead

Early 2018 hurricane predictions are troubling, but take them with a grain of salt.

Isolated showers won’t cool the weekend

A high pressure system lingering over the Yucatán Peninsula will bring high temperatures and humidity this weekend, reports the National Water Commission.

Heavy rains bring hazards, especially on the Periférico

Waterlogged streets, traffic accidents and blackouts bedeviled various parts of the city during a prolonged rain storm on Sunday afternoon.

Sweaters and socks replace sandals and t-shirts as cold weather lingers

We have been waking up to temperatures in the teens (C) and 60s (F), waiting for highs around 30C/85F. And it's been this way for more than a week in tropical Yucatán. 

Historic bottling plant’s roof collapses under heavy rain

Part of the roof at the old Sidra Pino bottling plant in the Santiago neighborhood collapsed Tuesday. Although damage is not visible from the street, authorities said a south-facing exterior wall is teetering as well.

Hurricane season looks to be a little more active

The Atlantic's 2017 hurricane season, which in April was forecast to be quiet, is now expected to be more active than normal.

2017 rainy season begins with thunder showers

The region's rainy season kicks off with perhaps three days of scattered thunder storms.

Miracle on the Gulf: Fishermen home safe after caught in storm

The fishermen feared lost at sea have been rescued, regional port captain Bernardo Crespo Silva reported today.

4 fishermen missing after storm whips Yucatán

At least four fishermen have been missing since a surprisingly powerful storm hammered the state Thursday afternoon.

Sudden, powerful storm lashes coast and city

Thursday's winds affected a large part of the state, toppling trees and billboards, all because of what fishermen call the cordonazo de la Santa Cruz.

First ‘norte’ of the season this weekend

The north coast of the Yucatán Peninsula will be hit with the first norte of the 2016-2017 season.

Gulf of Mexico breaks record for no hurricanes

The Gulf of Mexico is about to break its record for being hurricane-free.

Rain brings relief, but also warnings

Much-anticipated rain is back, and by tomorrow it may become more intense, bringing with it lightning and strong winds with gusts up to 55 mph.

Warm temps, full moon for Christmas

Nature's gifts to us all on Christmas are coming...

Cooler weather is too cold for many locals

The weather right now seems perfect to many of us, but in a region where citizens have acclimated to the heat, some people start shivering this time of year.

Day hottest on record since 1998

Temperatures recorded Friday were not only the hottest in 2015, but in the third highest in the last 44 years and in the greatest since 1998.