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June 16, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Signaling the approach of winter in the Southern Hemisphere, a powerful storm drove about 60,000 people from their homes during a midweek rampage across central Chile, flooding low-lying parts of Santiago, the capital. Three days of rain tapered off Wednesday after soaking Santiago and a wide swath of the countryside as heavy snow blocked border crossings into Argentina. President Ricardo Lagos declared an emergency and ordered the armed forces to help.
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June 16, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Signaling the approach of winter in the Southern Hemisphere, a powerful storm drove about 60,000 people from their homes during a midweek rampage across central Chile, flooding low-lying parts of Santiago, the capital. Three days of rain tapered off Wednesday after soaking Santiago and a wide swath of the countryside as heavy snow blocked border crossings into Argentina. President Ricardo Lagos declared an emergency and ordered the armed forces to help.
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