A highway Khabarovsk — Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Khabarovsk, Vladivostok, Khabarovsk — Mukhen closed on Monday because of snow and ice formed, reports GUMCHS Russia in Khabarovsk area.
Snowfall in Khabarovsk began Monday morning and lasted about two hours. Roads slush and snow roll forward.
"On Monday, from 11.30 (4.30 MSK) due to deteriorating weather conditions in the Khabarovsk Territory for passenger transport closed highways Khabarovsk — Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Khabarovsk, Vladivostok, Khabarovsk — Mukhen" — according to the information.
As the agency hydrometeorological forecast snow and blizzard from Monday to Wednesday in Vanino, Sovetskaya Gavan, Vyazemsky, Bikin, Nanai, Komsomol district, as well as in Lazo and Komsomolsk-on-Amur. Khabarovsk in the forecast was not listed.
MOE refers to all residents of the region to respect the personal safety measures, not to leave the settlements, drivers and pedestrians to be extra careful on the roads, not to violate the rules of the road.
As reported in the management of traffic police in the region, is now difficult to move in the central part of Khabarovsk.
"For half a day was 32 accidents, mostly in the city center. Injured. On average, up to 40 days there is an accident. By evening STSI expects a growth of traffic accidents," — said the source.