Snow cyclone struck the North of Russia. The Blizzard limited movement on the highway Orenburg-Orsk. Emergency mode declared in one of the districts of Yakutia. Snowdrifts cut off the inhabitants of the remote settlements from the land. Now to break it using heavy equipment.
That the flooded area were track workers learn on the tops of the signs. Focus on them, trying to clear the passage. Move slowly. Heavy machinery literally drowning in snow. Blizzard for 8 hours reduced to zero all previous efforts. Through the tundra, in the area of the pass bars the way to the beginning of winter. Later, frozen rivers, and snow alternating with blizzards. Break the scheme of delivery of vital supplies.
The amount of fuel in boiler houses and power plants is reduced at the moment when it needs to accumulate for the period of spring and summer thaw. On the Deputy of the CHP is preparing to use a minimum of coal reserves - 30-day strategic reserve. To attract additional forces in the Ust-yanskiy district of Yakutia have declared emergencies. Clearing of the road to attract heavy weapons from neighbouring areas. That the road will be difficult, to drivers is clear on the 1st km: there was a frost. The following 240 km should be overcome by risk of life. Drivers are forced midway to leave the car.
Local residents begin to feel the shortages. In stores reduced range of priority food. To clear a passage, to spend the 1st column of vehicles, road builders count after 10 days. However, under favorable weather conditions. Meanwhile, February and March in the Arctic known as the months with the most frequent and prolonged snowfalls.