Intense cold has covered the mountainous areas of Peru. Places passed the snow, and the thermometer sank to -20 °C, resulting in thousands of animals died.
The inhabitants of the Andes in Peru are not used to low temperatures in winter, but this weather front was the coldest this year. In the region of Puno in the result of a cold snap killed nearly 20 thousand animals.
As a result of difficult weather conditions also affected crops in the fields. Authorities sent to the affected areas warm clothes, food and vitamins.