Cold temperatures expected in Lima, and extreme cold in Puno

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Temperatures in the Puno region are set to drop as low as -27°C (-17°F) in June, according to state meteorological service SENAMHI.  Temperatures in the city of Puno fell below freezing this week, while in the Puno town of Masocruz -16°C (3°F) was recorded.

Regions located above 3,800m altitude, such as the Lake Titicaca region, are expected to bear the brunt of the cold snap. Alerts have been issued in advance.

Predicted nighttime low temperatures:

Puno city: -4.5°C (24°F)
Juliaca city: -10°C (14°F)
Chucuito, El Collao, Masocruz and Capazo: -27°C (-17°F)

Lima is expected to experience moderate winds, high levels of humidity and dense fogs, with a continuation of current low temperatures. Daytime highs will reach around 19°C (66°F), with nighttime lows around 14°C (57°F).

One Response

  1. I am a canadian who has survived 50 below 0 for years and the best way to survive is to burn wood in a fire place in the house.
    have good ventlation for the smoke , the smoke can make children sick.
    I made a fire place out of a 45 gallon drum and when hot the house stayed warm all night.
    when i was out of wood i burnt dryed horse shit.
    plug all drafts and wind with anything ,, cardboard and blinkets . good luck and share body heat

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