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Hot weather to continue prevailing across Azerbaijan

Hot weather to continue prevailing across Azerbaijan

Hot weather will continue to prevail across Azerbaijan until July 4, the National Department of Hydrometeorology of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources said. "Due to the abnormally hot weather, walking in direct sunlight …

Azerbaijan hit by power blackout after explosion at HPP

Azerbaijan hit by power blackout after explosion at HPP

Azerbaijan experienced a total electrical blackout early on July 3, but authorities report that supplies are slowly being restored throughout the country. Authorities attributed the massive outage to an explosion at a hydroelectric …

Heavy rainfall causes problems in Tbilisi

Heavy rainfall causes problems in Tbilisi

Tbilisi's Akhmeteli subway access was flooded heavily while the emergency service has received calls about flooding in the basements of residential buildings in Gldani, Mukhiani and Digomi districts as well in Georgia. On several …

Russia to teach Armenia how to cope with hail

Russia to teach Armenia how to cope with hail

According to the Armenian Emergencies Ministry, next week, Russian specialists will arrive in the country to train Armenian rescuers to cope with hail and test anti-hail installations. ”On May 22-25th, the representatives of …

Heavy rain, strong winds forecast in Georgia

Heavy rain, strong winds forecast in Georgia

Heavy rain and strong winds are expected on the territory of Georgia until March 26, InterPressNews reported citing Georgia's National Environment Agency. "Until March 26 due to influence of cold and humid air masses from …

Mountain ski resort in Georgia covered with pink snow

Mountain ski resort in Georgia covered with pink snow

In the mountain resort of Goderdzi, located in the high Georgian region of Adjara, pink snow fell out. According to the weather forecasters, this happened due to sandstorms in North Africa and the Middle East. Specialists note that the …

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. …

Fifth time of the year comes to Armenia

Fifth time of the year comes to Armenia

Today, the hydrometeorological center found it difficult to explain what is happening to the climate in Armenia - the head of the weather forecast department, Gagik Surenian, could only use a metaphor to explain the autumn that had returned to …

Eight flights delayed at Tbilisi airport due to fog

Eight flights delayed at Tbilisi airport due to fog

The Tbilisi international airport was unable to receive eight flights last night due to heavy fog, the press service of the airport said. The press service specified that five flights from Istanbul were canceled, as well as …

Military-Georgian road opens for all types of transport

Military-Georgian road opens for all types of transport

Today, Georgian authorities decided to open the Military-Georgian road that connects Russia with the countries of the South Caucasus for all types of transport after bad weather is over, the North Ossetia EMERCOM reported. "In …

Verkhny Lars closed due to avalanche danger

Verkhny Lars closed due to avalanche danger

Georgian authorities had to close the road at the 16-kilometer Gudauri-Kobi section of the Mtskheta-Stepantsminda-Lars (Georgian Military Road) highway, connecting Georgia and Russia, for all types of vehicles due to heavy snow and danger of …

Fog continues disrupting operations at Yerevan airport

Fog continues disrupting operations at Yerevan airport

The dense fog over Armenia's Yerevan has disrupted operations at Zvartnots International Airport for the second day. According to the airport website, flights to and from the capital city of Armenia have been delayed this …

Dense fog disrupts work of Yerevan airport

Dense fog disrupts work of Yerevan airport

The dense fog over Armenia's Yerevan has disrupted operations at Zvartnots International Airport today. The adverse weather has negatively affected the flight schedules of arrivals to and departures from Yerevan, News.am …

 Hurricane Herwart winds hit Europe

Hurricane Herwart winds hit Europe

At least six people have been killed in Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic after hurricane-style winds of up to 111 mph devastated the region. Four victims in Poland and the Czech Republic were killed by falling trees. Meanwhile, in …

Heavy rainfall hit western Georgia

Heavy rainfall hit western Georgia

Heavy rainfall last night has caused major infrastructural problems in several regions in western Georgia. Several villages in the Kobuleti Municipality in the coastal Adjara region were drastically flooded.  Small …

Repaired road in Elbrus district washed out from heavy rain

Repaired road in Elbrus district washed out from heavy rain

The road in the Elbrus district repaired after the mudflow was washed out once again, this time from rain, the press service of the traffic police department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Kabardino-Balkaria reported. ”As …

Baku being choked by dust fog

Baku being choked by dust fog

A thick layer of smog rolled into Azerbaijan’s capital city of Baku, turning skyscrapers into shadows and clear air into a dust fog. The monitoring results showed that the amount of dust in the air is above the sanitary norm. …