03 February 2016, Wednesday, 18:06

Bashkortostan Ministry of Emergency Situations warns of blizzards and sleet


UFA, 3 February 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Arthur Basyrov/. The Main Directorate of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) in Bashkortostan citing Bashkir Met Office warns that tomorrow, February 4, strong wind gusts reaching 17 m/s are forecast in the region. Occasional blizzards, sleet, ice-slick, wet snow deposition on wires and trees are expected.

According to rescuers, in some parts of the road snow drifts, packed snow, ice-slick, reducing visibility to 500-1000 m are possible.