In the mountainous areas of Sochi declared a storm warning

В горных районах Сочи объявили штормовое предупреждение

Storm warning announced on Saturday in the mountainous areas of Sochi because of the strong snowfalls and the threat of buildup of wet snow, according to the emergency Department for the Krasnodar territory.

“Storm warning! In the next 1-3 hours until the end of the day Saturday in the mountainous regions of Sochi is expected to be very heavy wet snow and strong sticking of wet snow on wires and trees”, — is spoken in the message.

Sochi authorities also warn of possible ice on the roads. Rivers is expected sharp rise in water level from reaching adverse levels. In addition, in mountainous areas above 1.5 thousand meters above sea level and avalanches.

It is noted that the rainy weather will continue in the resort until Sunday. At the same time a storm warning for strong wind up to 30 meters per second. At the site Magri-Fun is probably a strong sea — 5-6 points.

“Yesterday in administration held a meeting of the Commission for emergency situations. Emergency crews in all areas of the resort have already been translated in the first mode of readiness. Rescuers at the first signal will be ready to remove fallen trees, broken branches. Ready and equipment for clearing roads from snow”, — stated in the message of the city administration.

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