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Your pictures: Argentina snowfall

Snowfall in Buenos Aires

Readers in Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires, sent their pictures of the city's first snowfall in 89 years, including this image from Marina Rueda.

Snowfall in Buenos Aires

Thousands took to the streets to sample the capital's first snowfall since 1918. (Pic: Marina Rueda)

Snowfall in Buenos Aires

The snowstorm continued for several hours on Monday. (Pic: Marina Rueda)

Snowfall in Buenos Aires

Some woke up to the sight of snow for the first time. (Pic: Marina Rueda)

Snowfall in Buenos Aires

Federico O'Conor took this picture from his balcony overlooking the city.

Snowfall in Buenos Aires

Many used umbrellas to shelter from the snow, which struck on a national holiday in Argentina. (Pic: Elyssa Weber)

Snowfall in Buenos Aires

Others hurried to get out of the cold. Temperatures have plunged to -22C (-8F) in parts of the country. (Pic: Elyssa Weber)

Snowfall in Buenos Aires

While other residents just stood and took in the sight, and taste, of the snow. (Pic: Elyssa Weber)

Snowfall in Buenos Aires

Mark Wilcoxon sent this picture of his son enjoying the weather.

Stranded passengers at Buenos Aires Airport

But for these air passengers, it has meant travel delays. (Pic: Dan Ghinn) You can send your images to yourpics@bbc.co.uk. For terms and conditions, please see link on right-hand side.




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