Crossing the Crimea remains closed at night because of bad weather

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mangalapura in fotomasterskaya ferry. Archival photoCrossing the Crimea remains closed at night because of bad weather© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mangalapura the image Bank

Kerch ferry with the night, remains closed because of the bad weather stopped ferry movement on both sides of the Strait has accumulated more than 400 vehicles, said the press-Secretary of the company-operator terminal «Maritime Directorate» Anna dyatlovskaya.

Ferry traffic suspended due to strong wind last night.

Informed Republican management of the Ministry informed that the cold, heavy snow and Blizzard are expected in the Crimea from 13 to 15 January due to the cold Arctic cyclone.

According to Dyatlovskoe, according to 12 hours a day from the Crimea wait for their turn 170 vehicles, including 10 buses; from the Krasnodar territory – 264, including 18 buses.

«Storm warning, according to available forecasts, will last until lunch on January 14. As soon as the weather allows, the crossing opens again, the movement of ferries will run according to the actual weather» — said to RIA Novosti dyatlovskaya.

Kerch ferry (port Krym — port Caucasus) along with the airport of Simferopol are now the main transport artery linking the Crimea Peninsula with mainland Russia. Currently under construction, the bridge across the Kerch Strait, automobile part of the bridge will be commissioned in late 2018.