Buenos Aires hits 106 degrees amid severe South American heat wave – The Washington Post

The extreme temperatures are the result of a heat dome, or a sprawling ridge of high pressure, that brings hot temperatures and sinking air. Parcels of air that sink are subject to a process called adiabatic compression, which squeezes air pockets and causes them to heat up even more. Air that “downslopes,” or slides down the Andes, experiences the same phenomenon, magnifying the effect.

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Buenos Aires hits 106 degrees amid severe South American heat wave – The Washington Post

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