Attention, avalanche hazard in Transcarpathia!

28 January 2016 10:16  32114625 0115754
Attention, avalanche hazard in Transcarpathia!

According to the Transcarpathian Regional Centre for Hydrometeorology, on 28-29 of January, due to the thaw, the III (increased) degree of avalanche hazard (out of V degrees on the international scale) will remain in the highlands of Transcarpathian region.

In view of the deteriorating avalanche situation, the State Emergencies Service of Ukraine Office in Transcarpathian region advices citizens to refrain from trips to the mountains, as in case of avalanches such trips can end tragically.

If after all you decided to go conquering the slopes of the Carpathians, strictly follow basic safety rules. First of all, get registered at the nearest rescue service unit, prepare for the trip taking warm clothes and climbing equipment, alsways be accompanied by experienced tourists and stop the trip in adverse weather conditions. Remember: neglecting these tips can lead to fatal consequences.

Attention, avalanche hazard in Transcarpathia! (hory)

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