Avalanche hazard has been ammounced in Transcarpathia

9 February 2015 16:12  1291228 092203
Avalanche hazard has been ammounced in Transcarpathia

Northwest to north wind of 2-6 m / s with gusts of 8-10 m / s. The temperature was 8-14 ° C below zero.

During the day, cloudy weather is expected, 1-3 mm of snow, in some places - 5 mm. North wind of 5-10 m / s. Temperature - 10-13 ° C below zero.

Layer of fresh snow is 5 - 18 cm, snow is fine, powdered, cornices are observed.

Snow cover on steep slopes is moderately or poorly fixed and not compacted. Avalanches are possible at little additional load on steep slopes. Spontaneous small and medium-sized avalanches and fall of cornices is possible.

On February 9, avalanche hazard in highlands of Transcarpathian region will remain.

Office of the State Emergencies Service of Ukraine in Transcarpathian region

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