Snowstorm in the Nizhny Novgorod region

More than 600 accidents occurred in the Nizhny Novgorod region in the last day. In the accident 25 people injured. In most cases, the cause of the accident was the bad weather. Drifts of wet snow hampered traffic on highways, there were formed kilometer queue of trucks and cars.

Jam on the route Kirov has meant that drivers of heavy trucks for hours could not get to your destination. According to witnesses, the roadway was blocked two trucks whose drivers lost control. From a desire to avoid a traffic jam on the side of many of the cars were in the ditch.

Traffic police advised drivers in such weather conditions to choose the speed limit.


NIZHNY NOVGOROD, November 29 — RIA Novosti.Around a thousand people in six districts of the Nizhny Novgorod region were without power because of the accident, caused by high winds and snow. This is the second case of power from the beginning of the week — the consequences of the first accident of Energy eliminated on Monday night, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday in the MOE in the Nizhny Novgorod region.

"Tuesday morning from residents of the area were reports of power outages in parts of the Nizhny Novgorod region due to increased wind gusts," — told the agency. At 10.00 MSK remain without electricity in 1470 inhabitants, about 500 houses.

Emergency crews are working to resolve electricity emergency.

This is the second power failure in the Nizhny Novgorod region since the beginning of the week. On Monday because of bad weather left without electricity for more than seven thousand of Nizhny Novgorod — residents Ardatov, Varnavinsky, Kulebaki, Vyksa, Vachskogo, Koverninsky, Chkalov, Sharangskogo areas. By Monday evening electricity was restored.

RIA Novosti

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