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Heavy rain floods Kakheti region

Heavy rain floods Kakheti region

Heavy rain has hit Akhmeta and Lagodekhi municipalities in Georgia's Kakheti region.  About 1000 hectares of fruit trees and vineyards were damaged as the water level in River Alazani increased. The severe rain also …

Verkhny Lars opened for all types of transport

Verkhny Lars opened for all types of transport

Traffic of all types of vehicles along the Georgian Military Road, which connects Russia with the countries of the South Caucasus, was open, the Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation for North Ossetia …

Georgian Military Road closed for trucks again

Georgian Military Road closed for trucks again

The Georgian Military road connecting Russia with the countries of the South Caucasus is closed for trucks due to a worsening of weather conditions, the Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation for North …

Only one cableway works in Gudauri

Only one cableway works in Gudauri

Only one cableway continues to work in the ski resort of Gudauri. The reason for the closure of other cableways - strong wind and poor visibility, the Georgian Mountain Resorts Development Company reports. The company clarifies that the …

Lars opened for trailers

Lars opened for trailers

The traffic along the Georgian Military Highway connecting Russia with the countries of the South Caucasus was allowed for vehicles with a trailer and semi-trailer. The relevant information was published on the website of the Department of Roads …

 Verkhny Lars opened for passenger cars

Verkhny Lars opened for passenger cars

Passenger cars are now allowed on the Stepantsminda-Lars highway, Georgia’s Emergency Situations Department reported. On the Russian side, there are 267 trucks, 167 passenger cars and 2 buses waiting to pass the Verkhny Lars …

SOCAR to return to offshore fields today

SOCAR to return to offshore fields today

Suspension of production at offshore oil and gas fields due to the strong wind in Azerbaijan will not have a big impact on the average annual indicators, the SOCAR press service said. The company said that the oil workers will return to …

 Georgia Military road closed to all vehicles

Georgia Military road closed to all vehicles

The Georgian Military road connecting Russia with the countries of the South Caucasus is closed to all vehicles due to the threat of avalanche. The Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation for North …

Upper Lars opened to all vehicles

Upper Lars opened to all vehicles

The Georgian Military Highway connecting Russia with the countries of the South Caucasus started to work in a regular mode, the press service of the Emergency Ministry of the North Ossetia reported. “From 18:00 Moscow time on …

Georgia partially blocks highway service with Russia  

Georgia partially blocks highway service with Russia  

According to the Ministry of Regional Development of Georgia, movement on the Georgian Military Highway towards the border with Russia and the Upper Lars checkpoint is banned for cars with trailers and semi-trailers for an indefinite term. …

Will Georgian Military Road be closed until New Year?

Will Georgian Military Road be closed until New Year?

The Georgian Military Road is closed for all types of vehicles. More than 1000 cars, including 335 trucks and 630 passenger vehicles are stuck on the Russian side of the border. On the Georgian side, work is underway to clear …

Georgia's Adjara and Samegrelo regions flooded

Georgia's Adjara and Samegrelo regions flooded

Heavy rain has caused flooding in Georgia’s western Adjara and Samegrelo regions today.  Dozens of houses have been flooded in the coastal town of Batumi, with several residents using surfboards on the streets to move. …

Swimming banned in Georgia due to 3-metre waves

Swimming banned in Georgia due to 3-metre waves

The swimming has been forbidden in Georgia as there is a storm off the coast of the country, the Georgian Emergency Management Service wrote on its Facebook page. According to the source, there are red flags at all rescue towers, as a …

Dust cloud hanging over Tbilisi (VIDEO)

Dust cloud hanging over Tbilisi (VIDEO)

People on social networks have expressed their concern regarding dust hanging over the Georgian capital of Tbilisi and asked for explanations from state agencies. The National Agency of Environment said that the dust was related to the …

Dust-laden air reaches Absheron peninsula

Dust-laden air reaches Absheron peninsula

Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources has issued a warning that the dust-laden air observed in Baku and the Absheron peninsula will continue to prevail. According to the ministry, on July 26, a dust-scattering …

Air temperature to fall by 6°C in Azerbaijan

Air temperature to fall by 6°C in Azerbaijan

The Ministry of Ecology & Natural Resources of Azerbaijan warns about changes in weather conditions. According to the Ministry, north-western wind is expected to blow from the evening of 5 July to 9 July in Baku and on the Absheron …