Fierce blizzard in Kyiv: Snow drifts all over Ukrainian capital

Source : 112 Ukraine

Road traffic is limited on the approaches to Kyiv due to harsh weather conditions
09:14, 6 February 2017

Snow clearing vehicle, Kyiv

Public utility services work around-the-clock to cope with the ongoing snowfalls in Kyiv.

The heavy blizzard badly limited the road traffic in and around the city; 10-degree gridlocks are reported across Kyiv. The crews and vehicles are working hard, Kyiv city state administration reports.

Snow in Kyiv
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The tense snowfall began late on Sunday and it still goes on, as of 9 a.m. Monday.

Later this week, forecasters expect freezing temperatures in Ukraine - up to minus 20 degrees by Celsius. 

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