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NEWS: Winter Weather Violently Slams Several South American Countries.

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posted on Jul, 14 2004 @ 03:07 AM
A week ago the people in brazil still enjoyed beach weather but winter weather slammed the region on Sunday delivering the coldest temperatures in a decade. In Chile 8 people died because of the cold weather as heavy snow and rain hit souther Peru leaving 53 people homeless and damaged thousands of houses. in Peru more than 75,000 animals have been killed because of the weather.

Cold weather kills eight in Argentina and Chile, thousands of animals in Peru
Two weeks ago, winter weather claimed four lives in Chile, while floods damaged thousands of homes.

In southern Brazil, where people were still enjoying beach weather a week ago, winter weather slammed the region on Sunday with the coldest temperatures in a decade.

Temperatures reached minus 6.8 degrees Celsius (19.8 degrees F) in the state of Rio Grande do Sul on Sunday, the lowest mark of the year, while the neighboring state of Santa Catarina was hit by the coldest temperature in 10 years, minus seven degrees (19.4 degrees F).

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The weather does seem to be a bit crazy all over the world.

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[edit on 15-7-2004 by Muaddib]

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