The weather event is called altiplana winter, caused a series of road cuts in various places in northern Chile.
On the one hand, in the Tarapac region there were intense rains that caused cut at the 15th kilometer of the A-45 highway in the commune of Camiña, according to reports of emergency groups present on the site.
This is due to the increase in the flow of the river, located in a place that was transferred to the first access section of this commune. Tamagrogal from highway 5 to the north.
According to the weather forecast, rains in the area should continue for the next hours in the province of Tamagrugal.
In parallel in province of El LoaIn the Antofagastsky area there were also transfers.
According to the information provided Radio Bio Bio In this area, the only access bridge to San Pedro de Atacama, located 100 km east of Calama, remains closed due to the increased flow of the river passing through this place.
While in the city Inacaliri It is raining heavily, as well as strong electrical storms, recording wind speeds of up to 90 km / h.
In the sector Olyaguye During most of the early morning of this Tuesday sleet fell, which was 20 millimeters of water fall. Some landslides also occurred in this place.
Adverse weather conditions should continue According to meteorological forecasts, in the coming hours also in Kalam, a city where a drop of about 10 millimeters of water is expected.
Also thunderstorms in the northern part of the country can last until next Sunday.