Ukraine issues another snowstorm alert, this time for Dec 26-27 (Photo)

13:00, 26 December 2018
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State Emergency Service of Ukraine

The Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Center reported snow and wind gusts at speeds reaching 15-20 m/s. The temperature on Wednesday overnight will be -4°C to -10°C. During the day, in the southern and western regions, spreading over the most of the country's territory, the temperature will rise to -3°C... + 3°C, according to the State Emergency Service (SES) of Ukraine.

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Rescuers note that such weather conditions may cause partial traffic disruptions both in settlements and on highways, as well as complicate operations of public utilities.

As was earlier reported, on Wednesday, December 26, it would rain and snow across Ukraine, with temperature up to +4°C.

In Poltava region, more than a thousand motorists are now stranded on a 20-km section of a highway amid a heavy snowstorm.

On 11:00 today, the Poltava regional administration announced all state roads in the region have been closed for transit traffic due to complicated weather conditions.

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