More than 400 trucks were stranded by heavy snowfall yesterday waiting for the reopening of the crossing to Chile.
There is a white blanket of 35 cm (more than a foot) and it’s still coming down.
Horcones is covered by 70 cm (more than 2 ft) of snow
Meanwhile, the temperature dropped to minus 19.4 C in the area of Patahuasi in Arequipa.
Senamhi zonal chief Gutiérrez urged residents to take protective and preventive measures to prevent respiratory diseases, especially in children and older adults.
He also informed that from June 4 to 6, snowfall will be recorded above 4,000 meters.
Thanks to Argiris Diamantis in the Netherlands for these links