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Chile Catches a Chill: Santiago Sees First Snow in 10 Years

Chile Catches a Chill: Santiago Sees First Snow in 10 Years

Vehicles on a street in Chile's capital of Santiago were covered in snow on Saturday due to a rare snowfall. About 250,000 people were hit by power cuts, officials said, mostly caused by snow-laden trees falling on cables.

One worker reportedly died while trying to clear the ice, and a further two were injured by a collapsed power line.

Chile turns chilly as Santiago hit by rare snowfall
One dead, widespread blackouts in Chilean capital after rare snowfall

Chilean emergency officials said about 250,000 people lost power in the capital of Santiago following a rare snowfall, which also created conditions for vehicle crashes.

Local meteorologists say it's the heaviest snowfall since 2007, BBC reports.

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Up to 5 centimeters of snow was reported in some parts of the city during the unusual experience that also left some 337,000 people without electricity, according to the Office of National Emergency (ONEMI). Santiago reached near-freezing temperatures and snow fell throughout the morning and early afternoon.

Snow in Santiago is slightly more common than snow in Los Angeles. Several football matches were suspended due to heavy snow, the Football Federation of Chile said in a statement.

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