Closed airports, stop trains blackouts and huge traffic jams - the consequences of early winter in the far East, in Siberia and in Central Russia. Anomalous ice after freezing rain today in Cheboksary.
At the local airport, a plane from Moscow, with the landing I couldn't stop on the icy runway and was rolled out beyond 20 meters. The passengers of the ill-fated flight another 2 hours I had to spend on the Board waiting for the tug and the ladder. Transport Prosecutor's office of Chuvashia began checking. Another flight from Moscow, who was flying to Cheboksary, did not dare to sit down and was sent to Kazan.
In the morning the airport of the capital of Tatarstan is also closed due to bad weather conditions. Kazan struck sleet and freezing rain. That night the storm had reached the Amur region. Housing and communal services of Blagoveshchensk had to urgently bring to the streets all snow-removing technics. The roads icy and snow setup. Street Kuzbass capital help to clean the military. They have taken on their equipment for 10 thousand tons of snow. In Kemerovo introduced a state of emergency. Snow in places above half a meter. Freezing rain led to power outages in the three districts of Kaluga region. In the regional center of the electric wire overgrown with icicles. As a result, not one trolleybus in Kaluga today do not come from the depot to the line.
In St. Petersburg, snowfall will continue until the end of the week. The second day the weather feels the strength and Moscow. The capital was hit the whole set of possible inclement weather - snow, freezing rain, strong winds and icy conditions. During the day, dropped 30% of the monthly norm of precipitation. In Moscow the sidewalks turned into skating rink. An icy glaze covered trees and wires. Bad weather has affected the weather of the Moscow aviation hub.
In Moscow today, canceled about 70 flights. The majority of cancellations and delays occur in the airport "Sheremetyevo", where today will not take place more than 60 flights. Service of the airport informs also about 10 flights, the flights which were delayed for several hours. Cancelled as domestic flights and international. Cancelled flights to Kazan. Of the flights cancelled in Saint-Petersburg, Samara, Volgograd. Not take a flight to Paris, Munich, Riga. Cancelled the evening flight to Stockholm and London. But in General, the airport runs on a regular schedule. Some planes still take off and land on schedule. There are just technical delays associated with severe weather conditions.