Storm warning announced in the Kursk region

Kursk regional emergencies department announced Wednesday storm warning in the region due to expected high winds and precipitation in the form of rain and snow, the agency said.

"Thirty-first day of October in the Kursk region is expected worsening of weather conditions associated with precipitation in the form of rain and wet snow, wind gusts of up to 20 meters per second. Temperature will be 2-4 degrees Celsius," — said in a statement.

According to the MOE, such adverse weather conditions can cause damage to the transmission and power lines in populated areas, including the fall of trees. It is also possible collapse of billboards, light roofs of buildings, increasing the number of road accidents.

"The housing and utilities sector may experience emergencies involving mass cuts the settlements, critical infrastructure, health care and agriculture. Possible accidents at the pumping stations, the difficulty of traffic, including on federal highways," — said Office.

EMERCOM Russia's Kursk region resembles that in case of any danger around the clock and can be accessed for free on the single emergency call number — "112".

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