Storm warning announced in Buryatia because of deteriorating weather

Sharp deterioration in the weather, gale to 22 meters per second and heavy snow are expected in Buryatia, the Republic declared a storm warning, told RIA Novosti GUMCHS region.

"Day on Thursday with a south-western areas of the spread on Friday to the rest of the republic is expected to significantly worsening weather: strengthening northwest winds up to 17-22 meters per second, sleet and snow, sometimes heavy snow, blizzards, drifts, sticking wet snow, lowering the temperature by 8-10 degrees, that is to minus 5, minus 10 degrees, "- he said.

According to MOE, roadside ozhidaetya sleet, snow reels. Wind storm can lead to "whipping" of overhead power lines, which can cause fires, said the representative office.

Local authorities, heads of organizations and businesses warned to ensure prevention of emergency situations, the source said.

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