Violent Winds Create Panic In Punta Arenas Chile – August 8 2014

Violent winds create panic in Punta Arenas, Chile as gusts of more than 132km/h are recorded!

That’s terrific! I love Punta Arenas… It is from there that I embarked my research vessel to Antarctica!

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Power masts almost down due to violent winds in Punta Arenas. Photo: Facebook

The community of Punta Arenas was put in alert yeloow as strong winds blew through the port on August 8, 2014.

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Even large truck trailers did not resist against these violent winds. Photo: Facebook

According to the technical information provided by the maritime Governor of Punta Arenas, wind gusts up to 132 km per hour were recorded cutting power in different parts of the city.

Raibow and raging sea during wind storm in Punta Arenas on August 8 2014. Photo: Facebook, punta arenas rainbow winds august 2014, punta arenas wind storm,
Raibow and raging sea during wind storm in Punta Arenas on August 8 2014. Photo: Facebook

The strong winds affecting the Region of Magallanes slowly decreased on Saturday evening but increased again on Sunday (moderate to strong winds).

But if I were you and living in the region, I would rather stay quietly home for the next days. Be preventive!

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