More than 250 people eliminate the consequences of bad weather in Sochi
Source: Sochi Administration press service
Bad weather with storms, squally wind, heavy rain and thunderstorms broke out in the Kuban on November 26. In Sochi, wind gusts in places reached 40 meters per second. More than 30 trees were felled, cars, a bus shelter were damaged and roads were blocked. City services promptly cleared the roads of fallen trees.
- 24 fallen trees were removed from federal highways A-147 Dzhubga — Sochi and A-149 Adler — Krasnaya Polyana over the past day. In the morning, traffic on all subordinate highways is in normal mode. In the low-lying areas of Adler, minor flooding of the roadway is observed, experts are on the ground and monitor the development of the situation, - reported in the Black Sea UPRDOR.
Local damage to power transmission lines was also recorded. 23 brigades and 18 pieces of equipment are involved in the restoration work. Due to the fall of trees, the contact line of the railway tracks also suffered. Nine passenger trains were delayed. Now the traffic has been restored.
On November 26, the arrival and departure of airliners were delayed at Sochi airport, nine planes left for alternate airfields.
- Now the roads have been completely cleared of trees felled due to heavy rains and squally winds. There are no casualties. Railway communication has been restored, the airport is operating according to the actual weather. We will continue to work in an enhanced mode until the moment when nothing threatens people and infrastructure. The storm warning in Sochi remains until the end of the day on November 27, - said the head of Sochi Alexey Kopaygorodsky.
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