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Diplomat killed by avalanche in Turkey's Mount Erciyes

Diplomat killed by avalanche in Turkey's Mount Erciyes

The body of Canadian United Nations Coordination Member Micheal Kreeft, killed when he was buried by an avalanche while skiing in Erciyes Ski Resort in central Turkey's Kayseri, has been recovered on Sunday. Three people who came to …

New Year avalanches expected in Sochi

New Year avalanches expected in Sochi

According to the warning of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation for the Krasnodar Territory, during the first three days of 2022, the avalanche danger is extremely high in Sochi. ”On January 1-3, …

Avalanche cut off villages in Dagestan

Avalanche cut off villages in Dagestan

As a result of an avalanche in the Tlyaratinsky district of Dagestan, a section of the road that leads to three settlements was blocked. According to the regional emergency department, the avalanche blocked the passage to 29 settlements in the …

Avalanche danger high in Kuban

Avalanche danger high in Kuban

The press service of the EMERCOM Main Directorate of the Krasnodar Territory reports an elevated avalanche risk in the Kuban mountains. Avalanches are possible in the mountains of Sochi from 18:00 today, January 30, until 18:00, …

Extreme skier dies in Elbrus region

Extreme skier dies in Elbrus region

A skier from the Moscow region killed in an avalanche on Mount Cheget in the Elbrus region, the press service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergencies of the Russian Federation for Kabardino-Balkaria reports. According to …

Avalanches kill 12 in mountainous area near Tehran

Avalanches kill 12 in mountainous area near Tehran

The bodies of 12 mountain climbers have been recovered following an avalanche caused by blizzards north of the Iranian capital, Tehran, according to a Red Crescent official and Iran's state-run Iran News Agency (IRNA). The avalanche …

Death toll of two avalanches in Turkey reaches 41

Death toll of two avalanches in Turkey reaches 41

The death toll after two avalanches hit the mountainside near Turkey's eastern border with Iran in 24 hours has increased to 41 people, News.am reported citing CNN. Rescue work continues at the scene. They involved 180 people, 23 …

Death Toll in Turkey Avalanche Disaster Rises to 39: Report

Death Toll in Turkey Avalanche Disaster Rises to 39: Report

Search efforts have resumed in eastern Turkey, following two avalanches that killed dozens and left at least two people missing, Time reported citing Turkish news agencies. The private DHA news agency said one body was recovered …

Second Turkey avalanche kills dozens of rescuers

Second Turkey avalanche kills dozens of rescuers

Two avalanches in eastern Turkey have killed 38 people, most of them buried by the second snowslip while working to rescue victims of the first, officials said on Wednesday, Al Jazeera reports. Some 300 emergency service workers were …

Second avalanche in Turkey kills rescuers reaching victims

Second avalanche in Turkey kills rescuers reaching victims

At least 21 people were killed in Bahcesaray, Turkey's province of Van, today when they were struck by a second avalanche as emergency crews worked to rescue victims buried in the snow from a separate avalanche the night before, Turkey's …

Avalanches kill almost 10 people in Jammu and Kashmir

Avalanches kill almost 10 people in Jammu and Kashmir

Three soldiers have been killed and one is missing after an avalanche hit an army post in Jammu and Kashmir's Machil sector in Kupwara district on Monday. Another soldier is in hospital with injuries. In a separate incident on …

Transсaucasus highway cleared and opened

Transсaucasus highway cleared and opened

The Transcaucasus highway was opened to traffic six days after it was closed due to the avalanche danger, the office of engineering and highway operations ‘Caucasus’ reports. The clearing of avalanches from the road in the …

Avalanches cut Georgia off Russia

Avalanches cut Georgia off Russia

Traffic of all types of vehicles along the Georgian Military Road has been stopped on the Vladikavkaz - Verkhny Lars section in connection with bad weather conditions on the territory of Georgia, the Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency …