Traffic on the highway in the Altai Republic, limited due to heavy snowstorm, resumed on Monday evening, told RIA Novosti the regional GUMCHS.
On Monday morning, a strong storm hit the Altai Mountains, a big storm and blizzard led to the fact that in some areas, visibility on the road was limited to 20 meters. Because of this, Choyskiy region of the republic has been closed more than 100 miles of trails. This route of local importance, but in this direction is home to several thousand people, and detours on this part of the track no.
"At 18.15 local time (15.15 MSK) moving on the track of Gorno-Altaisk — Turochak was resumed," — said the agency interlocutor.
Because of the storm was delayed first flight from Tomsk to Gorno-Altaisk. Also, due to bad weather in the region remains high avalanche danger.