Daily forecast, 1 February 2018

The forecast of possible emergencies on 1 February 2018 is determined by 4 cyclones, 3 anticyclones and the effect of atmospheric fronts.

No emergency situations caused by dangerous weather are forecast.

Ice movement is expected in Leningrad Region and the city of Saint Petersburg from 31 January to 2 February due to low temperatures 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. There is a risk of low-lying areas, settlements, railways and motorways and low-level bridges getting flooded.

Bad weather heightens risks connected with disruptions in road services, housing utilities, transport systems in Orenburg, Samara and Penza Regions in Volga Federal District (heavy snowfalls, snowstorms, wind gusting up to 18 m/s) and in Khakassia in Siberian Federal District (gusts of wind up to 17-22 m/s and snowstorms).

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 Komi, Perm Territory (Kama Reservoir and Votkinsk Reservoir), 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), Orenburg Regions (Domashkinskoye Reservoir).

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