Maipu Receives Thin Blanket of Snow in Rare Winter Cold Snap

StoryfulWeatherPublished: July 16, 2017Updated: July 22, 20171 views
Published: July 16, 2017Updated: July 22, 2017

A thin blanket of snow fell in Santiago and the surrounding metropolitan area over the weekend of July 15 due to a rare winter cold snap. The city has now seen snow since 2011, Accuweather reported. This footage shows the snowfall in Maipu, a commune located in Santiago Province, about 11 miles from the city center. Temperatures were expected to remain frigid through the weekend, with a minimum temperature of 3 degrees Celsius (37 Fahrenheit) and a maximum of 8 Celsius (46 Fahrenheit) expected for Saturday, according to Latercera. Credit: Instagram/sonikurten via Storyful

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