Yekaterinburg is experiencing the effects of heavy snowfall. Traffic in the city was paralyzed the night before. Serious disruptions in the schedule of Koltsovo international airport.
Road technics in Yekaterinburg were cleaning all night. With the main streets managed to take out 5 thousand tons of snow. Snowfall in the Ural capital was resumed, and snow slush and ruts on the roads appear again. Cyclone in the Urals collapsed the day before, less than a day the snow depth increased by 20 cm Machinery did not have time to quickly take to the streets. The city rose to a 9-point tubes, about a hundred minor accidents happened in a matter of hours. The situation remains tense in the city. In the traffic police do not exclude major accidents involving trucks. On the Federal highway M5 formed serious congestion, deployed mobile offices for heating.
The cyclone flights cancelled long-distance bus stations of Chelyabinsk. Today in the region is expected sharp warming to plus 9, and then cold to a minus. Forecasters predict the strongest ice. Changes in the schedule of air harbors of the Urals. Departures from the Koltsovo airport are delayed because of the weather for a few hours. On struggle with snowfall brought almost all equipment. More than 10 cars clear of the runway and airplane Parking. According to weather forecasts, snowfall in the Urals will continue for another day. Then comes the cold snap.
sections: Accidents, Region News