In Mogilev region 230 people got traumas caused by ice and cold last week. The information is provided by the healthcare office of Mogilev regional executive committee.
Since the year began 11 citizens of Mogilev region including 2 children were diagnosed with frigorism. Nine of them were sent to hospital, a correspondent of the site learnt at public healthcare office of Mogilev region executive committee.
Mogilev region’s state auto inspection calls the drivers to be careful in connection with bad weather conditions – snowfall and icy condition of roads.
Mogilev region's skating rinks started operating. One hundred and thirty-three rinks welcome amateurs of skating and ice-hockey. By the way, 65 of them will be illuminated in the evenings.
The Belarusian Red Cross is organizes mobile stations for people to warm there. Bitter frosts have arrived in Belarus. Activists of the Red Cross are launching these mobile stations in all regional centres of the Republic. The stations will serve hot drinks, tinned food, disposable tableware, footwear, clothes. The needy will also get medical service.
Mogilev region is experiencing low temperatures. Doctors recommend to wear warm clothes and to avoid alcohol. Strong drinks weaken people’s control over their general state. It leads to superficial and deep frostbite. Public health establishments receive patients with frostbite.
Yesterday’s bad weather caused fallen roofs in Mogilev region. According to the press-service of the Regional Emergency Situations Office, the wind squall of 20 m/second damaged buildings in 4 settlements of Bobruisk district. In Tozhilovichi village a tree fell on the roof of the house. In Turki village the wind damaged a storage house, a cow house, a hay storage.
Absolute temperature record (+27.6 degrees Celsius) was registered on May 12 in Mogilev region. The previous record (+26 degrees Celsius) was witnessed on May 12 in 1975.
17 houses, 18 outhouses and 4 country cottages have been underflooded in Shklov because of the increased water level in the Dnieper and the Serebryanka rivers, Mogilev region department of the MES informed.
Mogilev road-building enterprise are working 24 hours a day to manage the aftereffects of heavy snowfalls. Dramatic snow thawing is the greatest concern of specialists, Vladimir Marphel, deputy director of Mogilev road-building enterprise told. One of these days will make it clear, whether city’s storm water sewer will take up the huge volume of thawing water.
Heating switching-off is likely to start in Mogilev in 2 weeks. It will depend on weather conditions. This year new norms have been introduced: heating will be switched off when daily average temperature within three days is at least 8 degrees above zero.
Over last 3 days nine citizens of Mogilev and the region got to the burns department of Mogilev hospital №1 with cold injuries. The information is provided by the hospital.
Belarus’ temperature record-2012 of minus 34.8 degrees was fixed in February in Klichev. The information is provided by Dmitry Ryabov, the head of meteorological forecast service of the National Meteorology Centre.
About 340 vehicles (motor graders, lorries, loaders) and more than 2500 specialists of housing and communal services of Leninski and Octyabrski city areas are fighting with snow in Mogilev. They are assisted by workers from “Mogilevzelenstroi”, “Mogilevgorsvet”, “Gorvodokanal” and other organizations.
In December Gorki and Mstislavl districts start complex wind velocity measuring. The results of measuring will be used in making a decision about constructing powerful wind plants. The information is provided by Nikolai Katarzhevsky, a coordinator of the wind turbine construction project of the JSC “Triple”.
In Mogilev region Tuesday’s night storm broke trees and threw away roofs. That night the sky of Mogilev city was bright with endless lightening. The wind blows made 18 m a second.
The apartment house located in Bogdanovicha lane partially lost the roof. The area of the Kosmos cinema and secondary school №6 got broken trees. The wind threw about rubbish and turned over trade stalls.
Warm weather in Belarus will arrive in Mogilev region only next week. Till then we will have rains, thunderstorms, strong winds, cool temperatures.
Unusually cold days were the result of the wind from the Atlantic. By the week-end it will get warmer. Next week will bring summer heat.
Snowstorms and snowfall are back in the region. As a result of a heavy snowing since the today’s early morning visibility decreased, and roads became slippery and heavy-going for traffic. Thus, drivers had to lower speed, and switch on meeting beam.