Avalanche hazard remains in Transcarpathia

26 December 2014 14:36  3688115 089057
Avalanche hazard remains in Transcarpathia

Yesterday, in the highlands of Transcarpathian region, the temperature dropped to 6-8 ° C below zero, in the western and central part there was a little snow up to 4mm. This was reported by the Zaholovok.

In the highlands of the eastern part, there was a heavy snow of 15-23 mm, wind of 4-7 m / s, sometimes snow storms. As of December 26, 8.00, snow cover in the highlands of western and central parts reaches 10-15 cm, in the highlands of eastern part there is an uneven snow cover of 30-80 cm, fresh snow build-up is 15-25 cm.

During the next day, snow, in some places fog, the daytime temperature of 5-7 ° C, the nighttime temperature of 7-9 ° C below zero is expected in the highlands.

In the highlands of the east of the Transcarpathian region, snow cover on steep slopes is fixed moderately or poorly and is not compacted.

Avalanches are possible at little additional load on steep slopes. Spontaneous small and medium-sized avalanches and fall cornices is possible.

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