Bariloche – 70% of the city without light due to fallen branches and cable cutting-“Snowfall far exceeds normal parameters.” … # BarilocheWinter2019
20 Jul 2019 – See video:
Thousands of power outages – – Airport closed.
(San Carlos de Bariloche-Argentina)
SNOWED TO FULL !! 80 CMS (2½ ft) OF SNOW FALLED !!
Bariloche, a city in the province of Río Negro, Argentina, is situated in the foothills of the Andes on the southern shores of Nahuel Huapi Lake. It stands at elevation 893 m (2,930 ft) and has a population of about 130,000 according to the 2010 census.
In images: the intense snowfall in Bariloche gives no respite
The airport will remain closed until Sunday at 6 o’clock. “Beyond cleaning the runway with antifreeze, “the amount of snow fall exceeds normal parameters,” said ANAC spokesmen.
The airport of Bariloche will remain closed, in principle, until tomorrow Sunday at 6, according to the National Civil Aviation Administration (ANAC) due to heavy snowfall that is recorded in the city of Bariloche, with snow falls of up to 80 cm .
As a result, 20 flights were canceled, another 2 diverted, 1 rescheduled and 7 delayed. The last landed flight was after midnight.
The different airlines are informing passengers about the status of each of their flights.
“Beyond the cleaning of the track with antifreeze, the amount of snow falls is much more than the normal parameters,”
Sources from the Bariloche airport indicated that some 8,000 passengers will have to reschedule their arrival in Bariloche after the closure of the operations of the air station.
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