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Montevideo, September 25th 2023 - 07:01 UTC

Tag: snowfalls

  • Monday, May 22nd 2023 - 08:56 UTC

    Snowfalls leave thousands of Chilean weekend shoppers stranded in Mendoza

    The storm could last until Thursday, according to local media, meaning extra cash for Mendoza hotels and restaurants

    Thousands of Chilean travelers were stranded Sunday in the Argentine province of Mendoza as the Cristo Redentor Path was closed at 3 pm due to bad weather (snow), it was reported. The decision was made jointly by both countries, reported Los Andes. Shortly before, traffic from Uspallata onwards had also been cut off. It is an average one-hour drive from there to Cristo Redentor

  • Saturday, July 25th 2020 - 08:39 UTC

    Argentine Patagonia provinces under a blanket of snow

    A blanket of snow is covering Patagonia provinces restricting vehicle circulation and has even brought down several high tension power towers

    Continuous snowfalls have blanketed Argentine Patagonia provinces together with extremely low temperatures, in what is considered the worst winter since the nineties, according to the Argentinean Meteorological System. The meter-high snow is threatening agriculture, livestock and has interrupted traffic.