среда, 24 октября 2007 г.

Buenos Aires: The first snow since 1918

This is the Klimaerwärmungs-Hysteriker quite a bit of a sweat, the capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires, the first snow in 90 years.

"Although I am so old, it is the first time that I snow in Buenos Aires see!" Said the 82-year-old Juana Benitez. The National Weather Service said it is the first major snowfall since 22 June 1918.

Minister Alberto Fernŕndez called on the people to save energy and said the export of gas to Chile would be because of the cold weather will be limited.

The extreme weather was an arctic cold front to the north was the cause. The ski resort Bariloche in Patagonia, the tieftsten temperatures since 44 years and many houses had therefore no water.

Lakes are frozen in Rio Negro area, where the temperature fell to only -32C. 500 travelers in Rio Cuarto had to take refuge because the roads were blocked.

The snow follows a bitter cold of the month of May brought temperatures below zero, the coldest in 40 years in Buenos Aires. The cold wave caused an energy crisis and 23 deaths by death.
When I look at our cold, rainy summer look, with snow-covered mountains in Switzerland and see the still reading, then I think we are rather an ice age. If you have not seen it yet, here Channel4 the film "The Great Global Warming Swindle."

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