In large parts of Russia was unfavorable weather conditions – sleet and freezing rain led to the formation of ice, therefore in several regions of closed airports, delays have been encountered in the schedule of trains and public transport.

In particular, on Friday, November 11, suspended the work of the international airport of Samara Kurumoch, have informed “Interfax” in emergency services. According to the source, in Samara there were difficult weather conditions, which contribute to the active formation of ice on exposed surfaces. As the airfield was completely covered with ice, the aircraft can not safely nor to take off or to land. The airport will resume work after the improvement of weather conditions.

Heavy fog caused the delay of at least 10 flights in the airport of Samara, told TASS at the air port. 6:00 airport due to fog worked on the actual visibility, there was a pause in the reception and dispatch of flights. The result was delayed five flights for arrival and the same on departure. “We expect that in the near future, the situation is normal and all delayed flights will be taken and sent,” – said the press service of the airport. Among the detained flight to Moscow, and from Moscow, from St. Petersburg, Izhevsk, Tyumen, Ufa. Now in Samara there is fog with visibility of about 200 meters.

Because ice has also closed the airport of Kazan. It is reported TASS with reference to the press service of the emergencies Ministry of Tatarstan. “At 06:37 in the United dispatching service of the Center for crisis management EMERCOM of Russia in the Republic of Tatarstan received a message from the Manager of the Kazan international airport that due to adverse weather conditions (ice) from 04:35 (GMT) 11 November, the airport is closed”, – said the press service.

In Tatarstan in connection with freezing rain, snow and ice on the roads, the traffic police restricted the movement of buses along the routes.
In a press-service UGIBDD of the Ministry of interior in Tatarstan, Interfax reported that the limit was introduced on Friday morning and will be in effect until weather conditions improve. At the same time, it is noted that traffic conditions on roads in the Republic is relatively calm.

According to the regional meteorologist, weather with sleet and freezing rain will persist on the territory of Tatarstan on Friday and Saturday. “In the afternoon of 11 November, the night and the morning of 12 November 2016 on the territory of the Republic of Tatarstan and in Kazan it is expected strong ice”, – reported in Department.

The airport of the capital of Chuvashia Cheboksary were also temporarily closed for several hours after Thursday evening beyond the runway was rolled out of Boeing airline “Victory” arrived from Moscow, reports “Interfax”. Senior assistant of the Volga transport Prosecutor Maya Ivanova said that the plane was carrying 184 passengers. The incident, according to her, occurred Thursday at about 22:25 Moscow time. The plane skidded off the runway at a distance of 15 meters. Passengers quickly evacuated, no one was hurt.

As the cause of the incident is considered including the ice runway. Chuvash transport Prosecutor’s office shall verify on this fact.

At 23:55 GMT on Thursday the plane performing flight Moscow – Cheboksary, made a landing in Kazan due to the bad weather at the receiving airport, reported in the MOE. According to authorities, the plane ATR-72 belongs to the airline “UTair”. On Board were 68 people. They were not injured.

On Friday at the airport of Cheboksary has survived bad weather, sudden changes in temperature. However, the air Harbor started accepting and draining flight:13: 00 GMT on Friday, reported “Interfax” the representative of the aviation hub. “The plane was out beyond the strip the night before,
towed to the apron, the airport resumed work”, – said the source
Agency. According to him, in connection with the shutdown of the hub was detained by the departure of three flights from Cheboksary: two in Moscow, one in
Saint Petersburg, was not accepted by the flight from Ufa.

In the Moscow region from-for bad weather declared a “yellow” level of risk

In the Moscow region MOE on Friday, November 11, declared a “yellow” level of danger due to strong wind, snow and rain. According to the Moscow base of the weather station at ENEA at 6:00 Friday, starting Thursday night in Moscow fell 17 mm precipitation equivalent in water, have informed “Interfax” in the meteorological Bureau of Moscow and Moscow region.

“Thus, during this time, the snow, rain and freezing rain brought
Moscow, 30% of the November rainfall, which is 58 mm. At the same
the norm since the beginning of the month almost done,” the source said
the Agency, noting that from 1 to 11 November in Moscow dropped 57 mm of rain.

According to weather forecasts, precipitation will continue over Friday, in
the second half of the day in the form of snow. The day temperature in Moscow will be about 0 degrees at night – minus 2 degrees, and by Saturday morning will freeze to minus 4-6 degrees, which will lead to strong ice. Frosty weather expected in coming days, said the met office.

On the October railway late trains

As it became known, a number of suburban trains on the route Moscow – Tver delayed on Friday due to heavy rain and the formation of ice on the wires of the contact network, reports TASS.

“At the site of Klin – Moscow October railway from-for a heavy rain and the formation of ice on the wires of the contact network of commuter trains on the route Moscow – Tver followed with a delay from 15 minutes to 1 hour”, – stated in the message of the Oktyabrskaya railway.

Trains “Swallow” followed the route from Moscow to the station Kryukovo according to the current schedule, from the station “Kryukovo” station “Tver” and back – without intermediate stops. Specialists of the October railway are taking steps for early recovery schedule.

In the Kaluga region due to freezing rain cut off the electricity supply

In the Kaluga region more than 8,5 thousand inhabitants of three districts were in the area of power outages because of freezing rain, according to the press service of the regional emergencies Ministry.

“As a result of the ice storm shut down electricity supply in the territory of Dzerzhinsky, Sukhinichskijj and Duminichsky district. Without power are 86 settlements, 2910 houses a population of 8561 people 13 social facilities. Socially important objects are transferred to backup power sources”, – reported in a press-Department service.

Night on the southern and Northern districts of the Kaluga region hosted two of the cyclone. Sticking of a sleet to wires of transmission lines (LEP), schlect, wire breaks due to strong winds caused disruption of power grids with voltage of 0.4-10 kV in rural areas of the three districts, reports TASS. For elimination of technological violations sent 38 teams of engineers.

Freezing rain in the European part of Russia led to the closure of airports and delayed trains 11.11.2016

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