Daily forecast, 13 February 2018

The forecast of possible emergencies on 13 February 2018 is determined by 5 cyclones, 2 anticyclones and the effect of atmospheric fronts.

No emergency situations caused by dangerous weather are forecast.

Bad weather (heavy snowfall, snow sticking to wires and trees, icy conditions) heightens risks of broken power or communication lines, disrupted critical infrastructure and transport systems in Southern and North Caucasian Federal Districts.

There is a higher risk of accidents connected with flooding of low-lying areas, local roads, low-level bridges and disruption in transport travel in Krasnodar Territory and Adygea due to precipitation.

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.

There is a higher risk of fishermen falling through thin ice at waterways in Karelia (White Sea, Lake Onega and Lake Ladoga), Mari El (Volga River), Chuvashia (Cheboksary Reservoir and Volga River), Maritime Territory (Amur Bay, Ussuri Bay and Peter the Great Gulf), Nizhny Novgorod Region (Gorky Reservoir and Volga River) and Sakhalin Region (Strait of Tartary, Mordvinov Bay, Gulf of Patience and Sea of Okhotsk).

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