• Українською
  • 1,530 units of machinery and 1,858 rescue personnel engaged in elimination of the effects of snowstorm on public roads
    State Emergency Service of Ukraine, posted 08 February 2021 11:54

    Currently, 1,530 units of machinery and 1,858 rescuers are working on the roads of state importance to eliminate the consequences of bad weather. The activities to spread anti-icing materials are carried out, and the carriageway and roadsides are cleared of snow.

    The road surface in most regions is covered with snow, in the southern regions there is black frost in some places. During the last 24 hours, Vinnytsia, Volyn, Zhytomyr, Lviv, Rivne, Ternopil, Khmelnytsky, Kyiv and Cherkasy regions had the most precipitations. There fell from 3 to 15 cm of snow. Light snow is observed in Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk, Zaporizhia, Kirovohrad, Odesa, Poltava, Chernivtsi, Kherson and Kharkiv regions. In Mykolayiv region – it sleets and black frost is observed. On the crossing sections of roads in Zakarpattia and Lviv region – it rains. Vyshkivsky Pass in Ivano-Frankivsk region is covered with snow.

    For information on the situation in roads and emergency response, call the Ukravtodor 24-hour hotline: (044) 287-11-40. And in case of emergencies related to difficult traffic due to weather conditions, contact the dispatchers of road services in your area. Their numbers are available/ by the link – in Ukrainian /.

     Also for drivers of large-size vehicles, there are sites for rest, located along roads of national importance. They are marked on the online map / by the link /.

    The Emergency Response Headquarters on public roads continues to monitor changes in weather conditions.