Daily forecast, 31 January 2018

The forecast of possible emergencies on 31 January 2018 is determined by 5 cyclones, 4 anticyclones and the effect of atmospheric fronts.

No emergency situations caused by dangerous weather are forecast.

Dangerous weather phenomena are expected in Leningrad Region from 31 January to 2 February due to lower temperatures and moving of ice which will cause water levels at gauging stations on the Neva river in the town of Otradnoye and in the settlement of Ust-Izhora are going to reach dangerous points of 440 cm and 420 cm respectively.

Bad weather heightens risks connected with disruptions in road services, housing utilities, transport systems:

Heavy snowfalls are forecast in Vladimir, Ivanovo, Kaluga, Kostroma, Lipetsk, Ryazan, Tambov, Tula, Yaroslavl, Nizhny Novgorod, Penza and Saratov Regions;

Wind gusting up to 18-21 m/s is forecast in Bryansk, Oryol and Tambov Regions, Tatarstan, Chuvashia, Nizhny Novgorod, Orenburg, Penza, Samara, Saratov and Ulyanovsk Regions;

freezing weather with minimum temperatures of 32 degrees below 0 at night and in the morning are forecast for Orenburg Region.

There is avalanche risk in North Ossetia Alania (Alagir District), Dagestan (Tsunta District), Karachay-Cherkessia (Zelenchukskaya District, Karachayevsk Urban District), Kabardino-Balkaria (Elbrussky District), Krasnodar Territory (mountainous areas of Sochi), Kamchatka Territory, Sakhalin Region.

There is a higher risk of fishermen falling through thin ice at waterways in Volgograd, Kaliningrad (Baltic Sea, Vistula Lagoon, Curonian Lagoon), Leningrad (Volkhov Bay, Svir Bay, Petrokrepost Bya, Vyborg Bay, Luga Bay, Koporye Bay, Neva Bay, Sestroretsk Sand Bar, Gulf of Finland, Lake Ladoga), Murmansk (Kandalaksha Bay), Tambov Regions.

The information is based on the data provided by the Antistikhia Center and The Russian Weather Service.