Drivers urged to refrain from traveling!
Yesterday and this morning in the North Karelia have been heavy snowfalls. In some areas, Petrozavodsk received 20-30 cm (8 to 12 inches) of snow .
According to forecasters, more snow is now approaching Petrozavodsk. On the night of May 2, the capital of Karelia expects about ten centimeters of wet snow, and temperature will drop to 1 … -2 degrees.
STSI urges drivers to refrain from traveling.
Petrozavodsk is the capital city of the Republic of Karelia, Russia.
At the May holidays in Karelia SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED
In some regions of Karelia today (30.04) it snowed – in Kalevala and Kem area. In Segezhskiy area snowfall is still ongoing. At the May holidays in Karelia will begin cooling. The average daily temperature in the afternoon will be +1 – +5°. The night will keep temperatures below zero during the night of Friday to Saturday, the thermometer drops to -6 °.
Due to changes in temperature, expect ice on the roads of the republic. Many drivers have already changed their studded tires for “summer” tires.
Karelia police urge drivers to avoid traveling if possible.
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