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Almost 100 trucks blocked near Verkhny Lars

Almost 100 trucks blocked near Verkhny Lars

Over 90 trucks are waiting to pass the Verkhny Lars crossing post that was closed due to the danger of avalanches, the Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation for North Ossetia reported. Traffic of …

Avalanches covered Transcaucasian highway

Avalanches covered Transcaucasian highway

According to the report of the Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation for North Ossetia, the Transcaucasian highway cannot be cleared due to avalanches regularly descending on the route. “Due …

Tourists asked to avoid mountains in Crimea

Tourists asked to avoid mountains in Crimea

The head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Crimea, Sergey Shakhov, said today that tourists were advised to temporarily refuse to visit the Crimean mountains after the incident with the blockade of more than 300 tourists on Ai-Petri …

More than 300 tourists saved from death on New Year in Crimea

More than 300 tourists saved from death on New Year in Crimea

According to the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation for Crimea, rescuers unblocked more than 300 tourists who stuck in Crimea during the night after an avalanche swallowed the road to Ai-Petri …

Strategic highway hit by three avalanches in Kyrgyzstan

Strategic highway hit by three avalanches in Kyrgyzstan

Three more avalanches were registered on Bishkek - Osh road in Kyrgyzstan today. The avalanches hit the 221st, 222nd and 226th km of the Bishkek — Osh highway, the republic's Emergency Ministry's office said, adding …

Georgia hit by storm: damages, avalanches and landslides

Georgia hit by storm: damages, avalanches and landslides

The storm, which has already caused a significant damage to the infrastructure in almost all regions of Georgia, continues to rage, according to the statement of the country's Emergency Management Service posted on the Facebook page. …

Avalanche warning issued in Dagestan and Ingushetia

Avalanche warning issued in Dagestan and Ingushetia

The Southern Regional Center of the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia has issued a warning in connection with the increased danger of avalanches in the mountains of the North Caucasus. According to the Ministry of Emergencies, the …

Avalanche sweeps away skier in Dombay

Avalanche sweeps away skier in Dombay

A rescue operation is being carried out to find a skier who provoked an avalanche in Karachay-Cherkessia Dombay resort. It is specified that the signal about the descent of snow masses was received by the Ministry of Emergency …

Dagestan rescuers warn of avalanche danger in mountains

Dagestan rescuers warn of avalanche danger in mountains

Four districts of Dagestan- Tsuntinsky, Tsumadinsky, Akhtynsky, and Bezhta - are on alert with heavy snowfalls, there is a risk of avalanches, the press center of the republican department of  EMERCOM reported today. The danger of …

Miracle in Dagestan: people saved from avalanche

Miracle in Dagestan: people saved from avalanche

An avalanche descended in the Tsuntinsky area of Dagestan - more than five thousand tons of snow fallen at the mountain range on the site of the Mokok-Echeda road. People who were nearby, survived miraculously. Realizing the impending …

 Seven people die as result of avalanche in Kazakhstan

Seven people die as result of avalanche in Kazakhstan

Sixteen people have been saved at the site of military drills in Kazakhstan's southern region of Jambyl that was hit by an avalanche, while seven people died, the ministry's emergency situations committee spokesman Ruslan …

Eight people found alive after avalanche hit Italian hotel

Eight people found alive after avalanche hit Italian hotel

Eight people, including two children, have been found alive in a ski resort hotel in central Italy that was flattened by a powerful avalanche on Wednesday. Five survivors, including one young girl and a woman thought to be her mother, …

Deadly avalanche buries Italian hotel

Deadly avalanche buries Italian hotel

More than 20 guests and ten staff are missing at the Hotel Rigopiano di Farindola in the village of Farindola, which was buried by an avalanche on Wednesday. A full-scale operation is underway. Firefighters, mountain rescue teams, …

Avalanche descends on Yalta-Bakhchisarai road

Avalanche descends on Yalta-Bakhchisarai road

The EMERCOM of Russia in Crimea announced the avalanche descend on the Yalta-Bakhchisarai road in the south of the peninsula. The road is closed due to the clean-up works. "On the southern slope of …

Risk of avalanches in Sochi over the weekend

Risk of avalanches in Sochi over the weekend

Avalanches are possible in the mountainous areas of Sochi at altitudes above 1500 meters on March 26-28th, the press service of the State Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic reports. ‘’There is a danger of …