25 Jul '11, 5pm

Heavy Snow in Central Chile [image] #NASA

Heavy Snow in Central Chile [image] #NASA

In what the interior minister described as a “white earthquake,” heavy snow blanketed parts of Chile in July 2011. Snow was 2.3 meters (7.5 feet) deep in the city of Lonquimay, CNN reported. Santiago Times reported that some areas received four months’ worth of snowfall in just four days. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured these images of the region around Lonquimay on July 22, 2011 (top), and July 8, 2011 (bottom). Using visible and infrared light, these images better distinguish between snow and clouds than a natural-color image would. Snow and ice are bright red or red-orange. Clouds range in color from off-white to peach. Vegetation is green. Both images show winter conditions but, compared to the image from July 8, the scene from July 22 shows snow blanketing a significantly larger area around Lonquimay. On Jul...

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Puyehue-Cordón Caulle [image] #NASA

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 01 Aug '11, 9pm

Nearly two months after ash and steam began spewing from a fissure in Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex, the ...

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leblogluxe.com 22 Jul '11, 9am

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Heavy rain warning

channelnewsasia.com 04 Aug '11, 2am

SINGAPORE: Heavy thundery showers with gusty winds are expected over many areas of Singapore between 9.10am and 10.10am Th...