Wind and snow complicated the traffic in Latvia

Heavy snow and wind in Latvia on Tuesday morning complicated traffic throughout the country and damaged power lines in rural areas. Snowfall does not stop for several hours, the ice formed on the roads.

Problems with traffic-recorded almost all highways and regional roads of the country, the company "Latvian State Roads". The most serious situation is fixed in Riga, where he formed many kilometers of traffic jams. Public transport in the capital of Latvia, walks with delays.

Riga Mayor Nil Ushakov called operative meeting with representatives of the responsible services.

Weather also disrupted electricity supply in rural areas of the country, the press-service energy company Latvenergo. More than one thousand households were without electricity. Repair crews eliminate damage to power lines. Electricity supply plan to resume soon.

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