The mystery of weather forecasting in Ecuador

Like many aspects of life in Cuenca, the weather is a source of continuing befuddlement for expats. The locals don’t understand it either, they have just accept it. You’ll notice that there’s no “news, sports, and weather” on the six o’clock TV news broadcasts in Cuenca — there’s only news and sports. Neither will you find much in the way of weather forecasts in the local newspapers. A common complaint of those planning trips to Ecuador is the difficulty finding accurate online weather forecasts for Cuenca and Ecuador generally. Internet weather sites, such as and Yahoo Weather, often carry…

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