Blizzard alert in Ukraine: Snowstorm warning announced for Dec 25

11:30, 24 December 2018
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On Tuesday, Dec 25, the Southern Cyclone will bring difficult weather conditions to Kherson, Zaporizhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Poltava and Sumy regions. Snow, sometimes heavy snow, and blizzards are expected, while heavy sleet and rain, is coming to the Azov coastal areas, as well as sticking of wet snow and ice on roads.

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Wind gusts up to 15-20 m/s are expected in said regions, while in the Azov coastal areas, wind speeds will reach 25 m/s.

Forecasters say that such weather conditions will complicate traffic conditions and affect energy infrastructure.

On Monday, Dec 24, Kyiv, the country's capital, will see heavy snow with the temperature remaining around 0° C (32° F).

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