MOE has warned of heavy snowfalls in Central Russia

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Sergeevicha in fotoracconti public services to clear snow on a street in Moscow. 31 Jan 2018MOE has warned of heavy snowfalls in Central Russia© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Sergeevicha the image Bank

Heavy snowfall is expected on Thursday on the territory of 12 regions of the Central Federal district, including in the Moscow region, ready to respond to emergencies are more than 40 thousand employees and 15 thousand units of technics, have informed RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the Central regional center of EMERCOM of Russia.

«The first of February adverse weather events will continue, heavy snow is expected in 12 subjects of the Central Federal district», — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, currently, heavy snowfalls observed in the Lipetsk, Moscow, Orel, Ryazan and Tver regions.

«As of 10.00 environment, mash life, the Moscow airports work in a regular mode», — said the Agency interlocutor, adding that the authorities and the forces of permanent readiness of the regional boards of the Ministry of emergency situations continues to work in the mode of increased readiness.

Informing the population about the projected setting is performed by means of SMS-mailing via the mobile network operator. The necessary information on the situation and recommendations for the population are also displayed on the terminal complexes OKSION. Truck drivers warned of traffic at the appropriate frequency radio channels.

Rescuers are asking people not to leave their homes, to use public transport and not being close to a wide angle and poorly fortified structures, roofs of buildings and trees. Drivers should refuse the use of personal vehicles. If the element finds in the path, it is necessary carefully to control the vehicle, observing speed limits and distance. Pedestrians are advised to use comfortable shoes because the formation of ice increases the likelihood of increased injuries among the population.

In the event of accidents and to provide assistance necessary to inform the emergency service of rescue «101» or the telephone hotline of the Central regional center – 8-499-449-89-89.

According to the MOE, the total number of units stationed in readiness to act as intended, is now more than 40 thousand employees and 15 thousand units of equipment.

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