Jesus Alanoca reports for El Deber:
Nevada falls in El Alto affects flights and travel
The Senamhi issued an orange alert by the abrupt fall of the temperatures. Traffic recommends caution while driving. The suspension at the air terminal is momentary.
The snowfall that falls in the city of El Alto caused the suspension and delay of flights in the air terminal, due to the low visibility and a layer of ice that covers the airstrip. The National Service of Meteorology and Hydrology (Senamhi) yesterday issued an alert for the sudden drop in temperatures.
According to the PAT report, the damage on the flights took place between 08.00 and 08.40 this morning, while from the Transit Operative Body recommend caution in land travel.
The meteorological warning looks at the Chaco region, the department of Santa Cruz, the center of Beni and finally the Yungas. It is an unusual phenomena that will last until Thursday [06/01/2017].
Some social network users began to publish images of the tenuous snowfall that affects mainly the El Alto city and the sector of the summit. It can also be observed that in the highland sector the cold is more intense.
In the department of Santa Cruz, the minimums will be between 10 and 11 degrees, while their maximum will not exceed 18 degrees until Thursday, Friday will be a better weather, according to the report, according to Senamhi.