Due to heavy snowfall and avalanches over 20 villages Akhmeta, Dusheti and Tinetskogo areas of Georgia were completely isolated. The snow cover there reached 2 — 3 meters, which was discontinued due to vehicular traffic. Due to fog, snow and strong winds helicopter impossible.
As the representatives of the authorities and Dusheti Tinetskogo areas, on roads in the snow taken prisoners several passenger vans. Employees of road services and emergency services were able to take passengers and drivers in safe places. Employees of road construction equipment services with nearly around the clock trying to clear the roads leading to the villages, but the work is difficult due to ice and snow continuing, according to ITAR-TASS.