22 April 2015, Wednesday, 12:45

Storm warning is announced in Bashkortostan

 

UFA, 22 April 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Rozaliya Valeeva/. The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Republic of Bashkortostan reports of worsening of weather conditions from April 21 to 22 and announces a storm warning.

On Wednesday, April 22, it is expected to cloudy weather with sunny periods. Occasional rain, with south, southwest wind 8-13 metres per second, sometimes gusts up to 15-20 metres per second. Air temperature at night is expected from minus three to plus two, 6-11 degrees Celsius during the day. Subscribers of mobile operators have received reports of storm warning and requests to switch on the media.

The Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Republic of Bashkortostan warns about possible breakage of transmission lines and communications in the settlements (including falling trees and branches), collapse of poorly fortified structures (billboards), fall of trees on buildings, sidewalks, roads and vehicles; breach of vital infrastructure and system utilities functioning, increase in number of industry-related fires, malfunction of gas and electrical equipment, destruction of the glazing of buildings and vehicles, damaged roofs, increase in number of accidents on the highways M-5 and M-7 , R-240 due to wind gusts.

In addition, rescuers remind about a banning to burn rubbish, dry grass near the houses, buildings, fences and urge not to leave unattended campfire.

Recall that on Monday, April 20 the dry tree fallen due to a gust of wind damaged the car Škoda Octavia Scout – a massive trunk cut the number plate and the radiator grille of the Czech car.