Uruguay Natural hazards

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Natural hazards: seasonally high winds (the pampero is a chilly and occasional violent wind that blows north from the Argentine pampas), droughts, floods; because of the absence of mountains, which act as weather barriers, all locations are particularly vulnerable to rapid changes from weather fronts

Definition: This entry lists potential natural disasters.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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