A heavy snowfall was registered this Monday, September 6 in some localities of the country.

A heavy snowfall was registered this Monday, September 6 in some localities of the country.
A heavy snowfall was registered this Monday, September 6 in some localities of the country. The unusual meteorological phenomenon caused the closure of roads and the consequent paralysis of the circulation of vehicles.

The Quito-Papallacta road was one of those affected by the snowfall, from 03:05, and for safety reasons it was closed to traffic, reported ECU-911. The same happened on the Guaranda-Ambato highway.

According to the report of the emergency service, several units and relief teams were deployed in order to coordinate traffic control and safety actions and thus avoid any accident.



So far, the authorities have not reported people affected by this climatic situation. They recommend driving with caution to avoid accidents.


From 3 in the morning, travelers were trapped in a snowfall on the Quito Papallacta road

From 3 in the morning, travelers were trapped by snowfall on the Quito Papallacta road, according to user reports.
During the next few days several episodes of rains and electrical storms are estimated in various sectors of the country, according to INAMHI, a technical-scientific organization, specialized in Hydrometeorology.

(Translated by Google)