Snow Storm – Europe – Russia [Asia]


EDIS Number: SS-20110409-30243-RUS
Date / time: 09/04/2011 17:52:57 [UTC]
Event: Snow Storm
Area: Europe
Country: Russia [Asia]
State/County: Capital City
Location: Moscow
Number of Deads: N/A
Number of Injured: N/A
Number of Infected: N/A
Number of Missing: N/A
Number of Affected: N/A
Number of Evacuated: N/A
Damage level: Moderate

Description:

A blizzard blanketed Moscow Saturday, bringing power outages and fatal road accidents. Authorities report three deaths and more than a dozen injuries from accidents caused by poor road conditions. About 3,000 residents of the capital region lost power, and Domodedovo airport reported delays. More than 500 trees were knocked down or badly damaged as well. Continued heavy snow is forecast for at least another 24 hours.

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