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For the first time in 80 years in Argentina, snow

July 10 2007
09:46

An unusual phenomenon was observed residents of the Argentine capital: the first time in 80 years at Buenos Aires will have a real snowfall.

Argentina on Tuesday said a national holiday - Independence Day, and many Argentines jokingly refer to snow gift the Almighty. Most residents of the Argentine capital, which is located in the subtropical zone, where the average annual temperature is 15 degrees above freezing, saw snow for the first time in my life. At this hour, the temperature dropped to one degree Celsius.

According to the Meteorological Service of Argentina, the last time snow fell in Buenos Aires on July 27, 1928. Traffic Police appealed to motorists as possible to refrain from traveling and limited speed to 40 km / h. Reports Newsinfo.ru.

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