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 Severe hail in Yerevan

Severe hail in Yerevan

A very severe hail struck Yerevan today, the hailstones were as big as quail eggs. The hail lasted for about five minutes. …

 Verkhny Lars closed for trucks due to bad weather

Verkhny Lars closed for trucks due to bad weather

The Georgian Military Road is closed for heavy vehicles, the press service of the State Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in North Ossetia said. "From 23:30 (MSK) travel is prohibited for heavy vehicles due to a …

Snow in the west of Azerbaijan

Snow in the west of Azerbaijan

Snow will fall tomorrow In the western regions of Azerbaijan, sleet and rain are also expected, the National Hydrometeorology Department of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources reported. Also, forecasters predict the …

Sea voyages cancelled in Istanbul due to storm

Sea voyages cancelled in Istanbul due to storm

Istanbul cancelled sea voyages due to a heavy storm, the Turkish organization for Maritime Affairs reports. No information has been provided about the postponement date of the sea voyages, Trend reports. …

Verkhny Lars opened for passenger cars

Verkhny Lars opened for passenger cars

Traffic along the Georgian Military Road previously closed due to severe weather conditions was restored for passenger cars, the press service of the State Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in North Ossetia said. "From …

No hope for opening of Georgian Military Road

No hope for opening of Georgian Military Road

The EMERCOM in North Ossetia informed tonight about the impossibility of renewal of traffic along the Georgian Military Highway in connection with difficult weather conditions.  About 60 …

Transcaucasian highway available for traffic

Transcaucasian highway available for traffic

The traffic along the Transcaucasian highway was suspended today due to heavy snow and the threat of avalanches, but it was reopened a few hours ago. ‘‘No restrictions for traffic of …

Avalanches expected in mountains of Dagestan

Avalanches expected in mountains of Dagestan

Today EMERCOM of Russia in Dagestan warned about the growth of the threat of avalanches in the mountains of the country. The avalanche danger will continue today from 6:00 PM up to 6:00 PM on March 21st. In this regard, rescuers …

Snowfall blocks roads of Armenia

Snowfall blocks roads of Armenia

Today, Armenia's Emergency Situations Ministry reported about the ban on car traffic on some roads due to heavy snowfall and sleet. In particular, the Berd-Chambarak road and the Vardenyats pass are closed, movement on the Sotq-Karvachar road …

Georgian Military Road and Transkam are impassable once again

Georgian Military Road and Transkam are impassable once again

Today the EMERCOM of North Ossetia reported that traffic on the Georgian Military Highway and the Transcaucasian Highway has been restricted again. As rescuers explained, the Georgian Military Road is closed due to bad weather in Georgia, which …

 Verkhny Lars closed due to snow and avalanches

Verkhny Lars closed due to snow and avalanches

The Georgian section of the Georgian Military Road was closed due to a danger of avalanches, the Department of Highways of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia said. The traffic on the Gudauri-Kobi area of …

Heavy rains expected in Georgia

Heavy rains expected in Georgia

According to forecasters, a worsening of the weather is expected throughout the territory of Georgia. Strong winds and heavy rains will hit the country until March 20th. The strength of the winds will reach 10-15 m/s, and 20-25 m/s in …

Verkhny Lars closed to heavy vehicles

Verkhny Lars closed to heavy vehicles

The Georgian Military Road has been closed to heavy-loaded lorries due to heavy snow in Georgia, the Russian Emergency Ministry's office in North Ossetia said. "Traffic on the Georgian Military Road was stopped …

Rescuers warn residents of Dagestan about fog

Rescuers warn residents of Dagestan about fog

During the period of March 8-9, locally, there will be fog in Dagestan, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the republic reported. "Attention, EMERCOM warns! From 19:00 of March 8th, 2016, to 19:00 of March …

Bad weather paralyzes Transcaucasian Highway

Bad weather paralyzes Transcaucasian Highway

The EMERCOM of Russia in North Ossetia has announced that traffic on the Transcaucasian Highway is temporarily stopped. "Due to the heavy snowfall and the threat of avalanches, traffic of vehicles …

Fog did not hinder work of Baku airport

Fog did not hinder work of Baku airport

The heavy fog observed this morning in Baku has not made any changes to the work of the Heydar Aliyev International Airport. "No delays in departure and arrival of planes are observed. The airport is operating normally," Trend …

Drivers in Dagestan warned of fog

Drivers in Dagestan warned of fog

A heavy fog will appear tonight and tomorrow morning in Dagestan, the press service of the Russian EMERCOM  in the republic reports. "We kindly ask drivers to observe speed limits, to be vigilant and extremely cautious on the …

Bad weather blocks traffic on Georgian Military Road

Bad weather blocks traffic on Georgian Military Road

Yesterday traffic on the Georgian Military Road was closed to all vehicles. According to an employee of EMERCOM, the reason for the blocking of the traffic was the deterioration of weather on the territory of Georgia. "The road at …