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People make a snowman in Santiago on July 15, 2017. 
An unusual snowfall --the first of such intensity since 2007-- surprised the inhabitants of the Chilean capital, causing a few power cuts and minor traffic jams, in particular in the eastern areas of the capital, the closest to the Andes mountain range. / AFP PHOTO / Martin BERNETTI        (Photo credit should read MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)
People make a snowman in Santiago on July 15, 2017. 
An unusual snowfall --the first of such intensity since 2007-- surprised the inhabitants of the Chilean capital, causing a few power cuts and minor traffic jams, in particular in the eastern areas of the capital, the closest to the Andes mountain range. / AFP PHOTO / Martin BERNETTI        (Photo credit should read MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

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