Floods and avalanches - in Transcarpathia it may be dangerous

Deparment of SSES of Ukraine in Transcarpathian region  11 March 2013 10:03  4231500 032124
Floods and avalanches - in Transcarpathia it may be dangerous

According to the Transcarpathian Center for Hydrometeorology, on March 11 in the Transcarpathian region, rains and snowmelt in the mountains are expected.

On the rivers, high water content will remain with a possible rises in water levels at 0.2-0.8 m above the levels as of March 10 at 8 o'clock.

During March 10-12,  the water level on the Tisa river in the city of Chop will continue rising by 3.0-3.5 m, due to the flood wave from the upper stream.

Also on March 11-12, in the mountainous areas of the Transcarpathian region avalanche hazard will remain.

Given this situation, the Office of the State Emergencies Service of Ukraine in Transcarpathian region appeals to visitors and residents of the region to refrain from climbing the mountains for the period of avalanche hazard until the situation is normalized and to follow safety rules.

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