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Heavy winds topple pedestrians, trees, in Montevideo, Uruguay

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People help each other to cross the street during a heavy wind storm in Montevideo, on Sept. 19.

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A woman tries to cross a street in Montevideo as strong winds batter the Uruguayan coast on Sept. 19.

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A rope was stretched between the presidential Executive Tower and the former presidential palace in Montevideo, Uruguay to help people cross the street on Sept. 19, as heavy winds battered the coastal town.

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A woman falls to the ground during a heavy wind storm in Montevideo, Uruguay on Sept. 19.

According to local media reports, a storm that blew through the coastal town of Montevideo, Uruguay had winds reaching speeds of over 112 mph this afternoon.

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A man walks along a street during a storm as a fallen tree is seen in the background during a heavy wind storm in Montevideo, Uruguay on Sept 19.

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