14 March 2016, Monday, 16:21

Strong wind, ice-slick and blizzard are expected in the next two days in Bashkortostan


UFA, 14 March 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Arthur Basyrov/. In the coming days strong winds, blowing snow and icy conditions are expected in Bashkortostan. It is reported by the Main Directorate of EMERCOM in the republic with reference to the Bashkir Met Office.

Tomorrow, on March 15, forecasters predict strong winds in some places with gusts up to 17-22 m/s, in some areas with blowing snow, snow drifts on the roads, ice-slick. On March 16, it will be cloudy weather with clearings, light snow in the north of the region. In some southern regions heavy snow, blizzards in some places, snow drifts on the roads, gusts of 15-20 m/s are expected.

Rescuers recommend to avoid getting close to power lines, trees, billboards, to cross the road carefully. Drivers as possible should refrain from driving outside settlements.