June 6, 2014
As "unusual" scored the First Company Fire on its Twitter account the snow that fell on Route 90 at the entrance of Pichilemu during the afternoon on Friday.
The phenomenon not only surprised transiting the area, also the Chilean Meteorological Office who lists as an "anomaly" the snowstorm.
According to meteorologist Patricio Silva "had expected snowfall above 1,000 meters produced" but not in the coastal zone.
The same professional Meteorological Office was surprised by the information they had no reports. However, he explains that the frontal system extending from Valparaiso where rainfall is already present a few hours ago.
This is why people found on the coast of the O'Higgins Region captured the surprising scene sharing it on social networks.
Pichilemu - Wikipedia
Pichilemu is a beach resort city and commune in central Chile, and capital of Cardenal Caro Province. The commune comprises an urban center and twenty-two villages, such as Ciruelos, Cáhuil, and Espinillo. It is located southwest of Santiago, the capital of Chile. Pichilemu had 12,251 residents as of 2012.