2017-07-16: A blizzard that struck Santiago de Chile on Saturday (15 July) left one person dead, and two more injured. Widespread blackouts have been reported; roads have had to be closed. Further snowfall has been forecast for the coming days.
Local traffic disruptions are to be expected, disruptions in air traffic are possible. Travellers should exhibit caution and follow instructions by local authorities.
Update 2017-01-10: The unusual winter weather in Istanbul continued on Monday (09 January) and caused major disruptions and in traffic and public life again. The shipping through Bosporus Strait had to be stopped again. Hundreds of flights were cancelled, thousands of travellers are stuck on both Istanbul's airports. Disruptions are expected to continue on Tuesday (10 January).
Travellers should exercise heightened caution, and follow instructions by authorities.