Several regions in Peru will experience rain and snow this week.
Recently, several rainstorms and snowstorms have been registered in the center and south regions of the Sierra in Peru and will continue this weekend, as was forecasted by the National Meteorology and Hydrology Service (Senamhi) today.
It was also forecasted last Friday that the most intense snowfalls will take place on January 22 and 23 (today) in the regions of Áncash, Lima, Junín, Pasco, and Huancavelica.
In the regions of Ayacucho, Arequipa, Cusco, Moquegua, and Puno there will also be rain and snow during this period, says Andina.
But, if you thought that you would be getting snow in these places, think again. Snow will only be occurring in the areas located above 4,000 meters above sea level. So, it depends on where you’re at to see some Peruvian snowfalls.
These storms, whether it is rain or snow, could cause blockages in several roads. Just yesterday there was an intense snowfall in the area of Ticlio in the province of Huarochirí, as well as in Junín, where there were also some landslides.
In the coastal regions, there will be light and moderated rainfalls until the 25th.
Take the necessary precautions if you’re traveling to one of these regions, and remember to bring an umbrella!
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