A powerful cyclone hit several regions of Russia. In Ufa during a strong storm the plane the YAK-42 skidded off the runway. No one was hurt. A probe into the incident began in the Volga transport Prosecutor's office and the Investigative Committee.
Many of the roads of Bashkiria turned into snow. In a snow trap dozens of motorists. Snowstorms bring road and under Magnitogorsk. In the Altai region due to bad weather entered emergency mode. The Blizzard blocked the road. Without light 12 settlements.
Emergency workers dug out the car from snow captivity on the highway Barnaul-Rubtsovsk. Frozen motorists in a special trailer on the highway could get warm and drink hot tea. The traffic situation in the Altai territory is complex: the Blizzard and zero visibility. Before the track was closed to all vehicles, including passenger transport. The Barnaul bus canceled almost all flights.
On clearing of roads has about 500 pieces of equipment, which provides operational travel services. Heavy snowfalls have become a real challenge for residents of the Altai territory. In a region where nearly 650 towns and villages, an extensive network of country roads. The messages about the fact that some of them blocked by snow drifts appear almost every day. Today remains closed Federal highway from Barnaul to the border with Kazakhstan, a length of 285 km. Closed and 13 roads of regional significance. According to weather forecasts, today weather in the Altai region will be windy and snowy, so motorists are asked not to go to Federal and regional highways.