Snow affected roads and delayed commercial flights in the neighboring region of Aysén | Aysén Regional Newspaper

Snow affected roads and delayed commercial flights in the neighboring region of Aysén | Aysén Regional Newspaper
Snow affected roads and delayed commercial flights in the neighboring region of Aysén | Aysén Regional Newspaper

The arrival of snow this week affects the roads of the region and, incidentally, delayed commercial flights at Balmaceda Airport.

On some routes, the confusion of some vehicles was recorded, while the MOP announced that road closures will be in effect from June 22 to September 15 from 6 p.m. to 10 a.m. in the Portezuelo Queulat sectors between Puyuhuapi and Cisnes crossing. ; Portezuelo Cofré between Villa Castillo and Bahía Murta and El Vagabundo sector between the Caleta Tortel crossing and Puerto Yungay.

At the Balmaceda airport, the Latam flight from Santiago was returned to Puerto Montt, while the DAP flight from Punta Arenas was canceled. The Sky and Latam flights from Puerto Montt are still scheduled for around 3 p.m.}+

Temperatures below zero
According to data from Meteochile and the CIEP, snowfall and cloudy skies will continue until Saturday morning and with temperatures that will range between -4 degrees to 2 degrees Celsius.

In the extreme areas there will be no presence of snow, specifically in Melinka where there will be showers and on Thursday the 20th there will be wind gusts of between 40 to 60 km in the afternoon. per hour.

In Caleta Tortel and Villa O’Higgins no presence of snow is announced, but cloudy skies and presence of frost are expected, as a result of temperatures below zero. On Thursday the 20th, both communes endured temperatures of -6 degrees Celsius and a maximum of zero degrees.

Pablo Santiesteban, Aysén Regional Newspaper.

 
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