Employees of public utilities in Stavropol have been cleaning up the consequences of heavy snowfall since the night, and now the bad weather has reached Ulyanovsk. Izvestia has footage of the removal of snow drifts on February 6.
The video shows the work of snow removal equipment, and a utility employee says that he has been working since early morning, and the snow is wet and very difficult to clear.
Vesti Stavropolye reports that on the morning of February 5, heavy snowfall began in the region, which was replaced by heavy rain. Ice appeared, and because of it, five accidents occurred on Kulakov Avenue in Stavropol. The city introduced a high alert regime and involved 120 people and 76 pieces of equipment in the work.
The Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Ulyanovsk region announced in its Telegram channel that a “yellow” level of danger has been declared in the region due to the weather: heavy snow, blizzards and snow drifts on the roads are expected during the day. The department urged pedestrians and drivers to exercise extreme caution when driving on the streets.
Earlier, on February 5, heavy rains began in the Krasnodar Territory, an emergency warning was announced there due to rising water in the rivers and high waves in the sea.
16 flights were unable to land at Sochi airport; they were sent to alternate airfields in Grozny, Vladikavkaz and Mineralnye Vody. Flights from Sochi airport were also delayed.
Also, on the Dagomys-Loo section in the region, a mudflow descended onto the railway tracks, delaying 18 passenger trains. Russian Railways said that they distributed food packages to stranded passengers and maintained a comfortable microclimate in the carriages. On the morning of February 6, another 2.5 thousand cubic meters remained to be removed at the stage. m of breed.