Over 1,000 People Affected by Weather Front in Chile

Luis Salazar, a meteorologist at the National Center for Analysis at the Meteorological Directorate of Chile, told local press that the weather system has caused the most intense rains in the Santiago Metropolitan Region for the month of January in 150 years.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The weather front that hit Chile on Sunday, January 31st, has caused flooding, landslides, power outages and other issues that have affected more than 1,000 people, the National Emergency Office (Onemi) reported.

The agency said that the weather system currently stretches from the region of Coquimbo to the north to Los Lagos in the south.

Luis Salazar, a meteorologist at the National Center for Analysis at the Meteorological Directorate of Chile, told local press that the weather system has caused the most intense rains in the Santiago Metropolitan Region for the month of January in . . .

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