The airline “Aeroflot” announced the cancellation of 14 flights from the capital’s Sheremetyevo airport due to adverse weather conditions in Moscow, reported on the website of the carrier. The capital is coming in strong wind and snowfall.
Cancelled flights to Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk, Perm and Ufa, and also in Minsk, Riga, Istanbul, Frankfurt, Munich and Paris. Return flights also cancelled. Passengers will be transported subsequent flights.
In addition, the departure of a number of flights have also been changed.
Yesterday forecasters warned about the change of weather in Moscow. Specialists of the Center “Phobos” reported that on Tuesday, January 12, the Central region will be at the mercy of a powerful cyclone, which will come from the West. Amid a sharp drop in atmospheric pressure in the region will fall heavy snowfall, accompanied by blizzards, and the temperature will increase rapidly.
According to forecasters, in Moscow will warm up to 5-7 degrees below zero, but two days in the city can fall up to 30 cm of precipitation. Wind gusts could reach 15-20 meters per second.
Atmospheric pressure will intensively fall in the evening will drop to 730 mm Hg. article
Because of a Blizzard in the capital storm warning is declared. This was reported on the website of the government of Moscow.
Motorists advised to be careful on the roads and to use public transport. The city may increase the number of accidents, particularly on roads where there are overpasses, tunnels, and sharp narrow.
Snowfall will weaken to 13 January, but will continue the chance of snow storms with wind gusts up to 17 meters per second, according to the Hydrometeorological center.
15 January in Moscow will return abnormally cold weather.