Blizzard in Ukraine: Snow to be observed in most regions today

Source : 112 Ukraine

In southern regions, instead, it's raining
08:49, 5 February 2020

112 Agency

There will be snowy weather in most of Ukraine's regions on February 5. Ukraine's Hydrometeorological Centre reported that the temperature will vary from +2 degrees by Celsius to -2 C.

Strong snowfalls are observed in the country's northern, central, western and eastern regions. In southern regions and the occupied Crimea, instead, it's raining, with +8 C in the daytime. In Kyiv, the daily temperature makes 0...+2 C; in the nighttime, it will reduce to -1 C.

A significant avalanche hazard was observed in the mountains of Transcarpathian and Ivano-Frankivsk regions on February 1-2.

Last month, rescuers assisted two tourists from Kyiv who got lost in the mountains when they descended from Hoverla Mountain in Ivano-Frankivsk region.

Related: Weather forecast: Wet snow all over Ukraine on weekend

On January 5, the rescue service received information that two tourists, while descending from Hoverla Mountain towards the Zaroslyak tract, got off the route and were lost.

Rescue workers were sent to conduct search and rescue operations. At 17:45, they met the stray tourists in a satisfactory condition; they did not need any medical help. At 18:30 rescuers escorted them to the place of temporary residence, in the village of Vorokhta.

Related: Rescuers announced opening of snow avalanche season


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