High waves from Rio de la Plata River crash over the sea wall on to an avenue during a heavy wind storm in Montevideo, Uruguay, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. A powerful storm blew across the southern cone of South America, breaking windows in several buildings in Uruguay’s capital, toppling about a hundred trees and cutting off three highways due to flooding. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)
Home » » 4. The wind was less severe further south in Argentina and Uruguay, around 100 kilometres (62 mph) per hour.