Weather conditions are expected to worsen in Odesa Oblast on January 10-12

09 January 2019, 17:20
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In the Odessa region, from 10 to 12 January, significant rainfall is expected in the form of wet snow, places with rain, blizzards and ice. Bad weather can be a cause of complications on roads and in communal services. This became known during the conference call with the heads of all the services of the region, district state administrations and OTG, which was chaired by the head of the Odessa Regional State Administration Maxim Stepanov.

"Everything needs to be done in order to minimize the disadvantage of the inhabitants of our region as much as possible. We have worked out last year an algorithm of actions, on which we will work now. It is extremely important to control all items of heating and places of transport vehicles so that they function and were provided with everything necessary ", - said the chairman of the Odessa regional state administration Maxim Stepanov.

The regional leader noted that during the weather, all services should work in an enhanced mode. Currently, almost 350 units of equipment are ready for snow removal in the Odesa region, 77 platforms for the placement of motor vehicles have been created. In addition, 344 heating points are prepared in the region and, if necessary, deployed.

It should be noted, according to weather forecasters, on January 10-11, heavy rain is expected in the Odessa region. In the north of the region, in particular, there is a blizzard, places of wet snow, and limited visibility up to 200-500 meters. At night, the temperature will drop to 2-7 C, and in the afternoon it will reach 0 + 5. In the southern regions, wet snow is forecast to rain, sometimes ice and air temperatures from 0 to +5. Gusts of wind will reach 15-20 m / s, possible fog.

The regional state administration assumes that the beginning of the educational process in schools may be delayed in case of the preservation of such weather conditions.

"In some areas of training begins on January 10, but in case of deterioration of weather conditions it is possible to move them to the next week. I strongly recommend that the heads of regional state administration pay attention to this, "said Maxim Stepanov.

If you are in an emergency on the road, call the Rescue Service at number 101 or use the hotline of the Odessa Road Service (067) 575-68-86. With this number you can send your geolocation via Viber, WatsApp or Telegram.

Recall that in case of damage to power lines, it is necessary to inform the manager of JSC "Odessaoblenergo" at the telephone number (048) 705 25 71, and in no case do not touch the torn power grids.