Chile – Up to 80 cm of snowfall in Cape Horn

Yellow alert in force.

14 July 2015 – The National Emergency Office of Magallanes (ONEMI) declared Yellow Alert “for hydrometeorological event” for the commune of Cape Horn, due to extreme weather conditions that they have affected the area in recent days.

According to the report of the ONEMI, “road maintenance and use of traditional machinery has been complex, which has resulted in impairment of connectivity to supply wood for the general population. To this lack of fodder for an undetermined number of animals, “it adds.

As reported by authorities in the southern city, in some areas there have been up to 80 centimeters of accumulated snow.

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