Storm warning announced in the Novosibirsk region because of a snowstorm

Forecasters have declared a storm warning in the Novosibirsk region on the first day of spring due to expected snowfall, blizzards and drifts on the roads, said on Thursday GUMCHS the region.

"According to the Hydrometeorological Novosibirsk, March 1, at night and during the day on the field of snow is expected, prolonged snowstorms, strong winds of 10-15 meters per second, in places up to 24 meters per second, on the roads of snow drifts. Day cooling off," — said in a statement.

Rescuers warn that due to bad weather in the region, it is possible emergencies related damage (breakage) communication and power lines, falling insecure structures, systems failures on Energy and Utilities, disruption of transport, traffic and public services, increasing the number of accident.

"The public need to be careful, to circumvent the broken wires and fear swinging shutters, signs, banners. Not park cars under the old, decrepit trees and poorly fortified structures," according to the MOE.

Due to unfavorable weather events encourage motorists to keep your distance and speed limits, be extremely careful on the roads.

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