About 1,000 equipment used for road clearance from snow in Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

128 vehicles were released from snowbanks in 24 hours
19:20, 16 February 2021


In Ukraine, about a thousand of equipment were used to clear roads from snow as the Emergency Service reported.

“For road clearance from snow, the Ukravtodor (State Agency of Automobile Roads of Ukraine) involved 1,250 personnel and 990 units of equipment. In the territory of Ivano-Frankivsk region, for provision of the passage, two units of engineer equipment of the Emergency Service of Ukraine,” the message said.

Related: Severe weather in Ukraine: Armored personnel carriers work in Kyiv amid heavy snowfalls

Besides, 128 vehicles were released from snowbanks (2,749 vehicles since the beginning of bad weather) and 240 people were provided help (5,335 since the beginning of bad weather).

As we reported, the weather conditions significantly deteriorated in Ukraine. The snowfalls observed all over the country and the traffic is restricted on some roads; airports delayed flights.

Related: Non-stop snow: Ukrainian regions got snowbound

Today, the snowfalls were observed all over Ukraine. Wet snow with rain was observed in south and east regions; ice-slick was expected.



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