16 January 2014, Thursday, 17:50
author: Olga Murtazina
In Bashkortostan, on January 17-20, adverse weather conditions are predicted: heavy snow, blizzard, snow drifts on the roads, wind gusts 18-23 metres per second, EMERCOM reports.
"Safety precautions should be observed, as the strong wind can damage power lines, knock down trees, billboards. Pedestrians should be more careful while crossing roadways. Drivers should observe the speed limit. The rescue service should be called by dialing 112", the press service of Bashkortostan Directorate of EMERCOM informs.