Storm warning issued for Ukraine and Kyiv on January 1-2

16:24, 01 January 2015
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Ukraine and Kyiv will see a stormy start to the New Year, with frosty conditions, icy roads, and gusty winds throughout the country, Ukraine’s hydrometerological center said on Thursday.

Icy conditions and gusty winds are forecast for Ukraine on New Year's Day / UNIAN

"During the day on January 1 and the night into January 2 in Kyiv and Kyiv region there will be icy conditions on the roads," the center said in a statement on its Web site.

It is also said that in Ukraine in general, "on January 2 on the roads in some places there will be ice, and during the day in western and northern regions there will be wind gusts of 15-20 meters per second in some places.”

UNIAN reported earlier that bad weather is expected across much of Ukraine, with snow falls of from 10-40 centimeters, and ice on the roads.

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