Forecasters warn of worsening weather

The state emergency service warns of avalanche danger in Transcarpathia and change the weather in Ukraine on 3 and 4 February. Reports a press about it-service gschs with reference to Ukrgidromettsentr.

«In the mountainous areas of the Transcarpathian region on 2-3 February, in conjunction with warming and rainfall, sometimes heavy, in the form of wet snow in the mountainous areas of the Transcarpathian region is declared significant (3rd) level of avalanche danger, there is a threat of landslides of snow on roads», — stated in the message.

3-4 February the weather in Ukraine will change: in most parts of the territory fall sleet and rain, places ice, sleet sticking. «February 3 in the Carpathians and in Transcarpathia, in the afternoon and in the Chernihiv region and Sumy region, during the February 4, on the Left Bank sometimes heavy rain; from the Western regions the temperature will gradually rise by 5-10 degrees,» — noted in gschs.

In addition, 3-6 February, due to the expected thaw, precipitation and snowmelt, it is anticipated a gradual increase in water levels above current levels: on the rivers of the Transcarpathian region, pools Xiang, Dniester (Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk region), Western bug (Lviv, Volyn region) at 0,2-1,0 m.

The expected gradual weakening of the ice cover, places its destruction, debacle, with the possible formation of jams of ice with sharp fluctuations of water levels on 0,5-1,5 m.

Given the large amount of snow cover and frozen soil in the basins of the rivers of Transcarpathia, possible flooding of low-lying areas with melt water.

Previously, doctors and Netpolice gave advice to Ukrainians on how to survive the cold.

Forecasters warn of worsening weather 02.02.2017

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