- Posted August 27, 2013 by
Rare Snow Falls in Chile's Atacama Desert, One of World's Driest Place These Occurs Caused The Signs Of Pole Shift Will Occur
Residents of San Pedro de Atacama say the weekend snow was the heaviest in three decades for the desert city, which is 750 miles (1,200 kilometers) north of the capital, Santiago.
The national tourism office says the road to San Pedro de Atacama was temporarily blocked due to the "unusual weather". Officials have not ordered any evacuation although they expect more rain in the area.