RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A new cyclone (extratropical storm) is expected to strike Santa Catarina next Tuesday, July 7th. However, the phenomenon should not be as intense as the bomb cyclone that hit the state this week.
"The cyclone we experienced on June 30th and July 1st was different, mainly as a result of the cold front and the resulting instability that passed through Santa Catarina," says the Marilene de Lima, a meteorologist at EPAGRI/CIRAM (Centre of . . .