In Kuzbass two days dropped to 100 inches of snow

© RIA Novosti / Gennady Sickening. Archival photoIn Kuzbass two days dropped to 100 inches of snow© RIA Novosti / Gennady Shishkin

Heavy snowfall continues in the Kemerovo region, in less than two days fell to two ten-day norm of precipitation, Wednesday’s snowstorm continues, snow on regional routes removed over 2.9 thousand people and 2 thousand vehicles.

«Over the past less than two days have already fallen to two-decade norms, and today, a snowstorm will continue. Most snow in recent days in Kemerovo, Novokuznetsk, Belovo. The height of snow cover increased the territories of 10-25 cm, including in the regional center — up to half in the Village district — to-meter», — have informed in the Kemerovo hydrometeorological centre.

Forecasters predict that over the three days (15-17 January) in the Kuzbass will fall monthly rainfall. However, workers successfully cope with the consequences of snowfall, according to information-dispatching centre of housing and communal services of Kuzbass. «On snow removal operations and deicing treatment of regional highways today employs over 2.9 thousand people and 2 thousand vehicles. Per day taken 28 thousand cubic meters of snow, and since the beginning of winter — 895 thousand cubic meters», — said the Agency.

Road builders and the provincial authorities are urging drivers of cars and trucks as possible to refrain from trips and to take into account the difficult weather conditions and low visibility (50 meters) if you select speed mode.

According to the Directorate of roads Kuzbass, the trails are open in all directions. The movement of intercity passenger transport is not limited, although the reduced intensity and the speed limit. For timely cleaning of the highway Kemerovo — Leninsk-Kuznetskiy from Tuesday evening until midnight (20.00 MSK) several times a short-term limited movement.

«Now these measures are being taken to the station Kemerovo — Mariinsk R-255 «Siberia», however, after the passage of snow plows movement is immediately resumed. On difficult sections in the area of human settlements dmytrivka and South-Oleksandrivka road workers help the drivers of heavy vehicles to overcome the downs with the help of heavy machinery», — specified in management.