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BIGGEST SNOWFALL IN DECADES BLANKETS CHILE’S CAPITAL


By -- AP —— Bio and Archives--July 16, 2017

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SANTIAGO, Chile (AP)—Chile’s capital was blanketed this weekend by the biggest snowfall in decades, with some residents grumbling about blocked roads and downed power lines, while others made snowmen or tossed snowballs.

Tens of thousands of people had their power knocked out in Santiago’s metropolitan area with some parts receiving up to 40 centimeters (16 inches) of the white stuff, according to the National Emergency Office.—More.



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