Natural Disasters in Russia

Kerch Strait ferry line closed due to fog

A strong fog that covered the Crimean peninsula blocked the work of the Kerch ferry crossing, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Crimea reported. "The work of the Kerch ferry crossing is temporarily suspended …

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 Body of pilot killed in helicopter crash in Russia found

Russian emergency officials say a private helicopter has crashed in southern Russia yesterday, killing its pilot, whose body was found this morning. The Robinson R66 helicopter crashed into a mountain on Monday near Maly Utrish just …

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Storm in Moscow

A storm warning in Moscow remains in force until the end of the day. According to the Russian Emergencies Ministry, more than 20 settlements with a population of more than 4 thousand people in the central part of the country and Moscow were …

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 Storm death toll rises to 16 in Moscow

Storm killed 16 people in Moscow and the Moscow Region on May 29, a spokeswoman for the Russian Investigative Committee, Svetlana Petrenko, said. "Eleven people were killed in Moscow and three others in the Moscow Region," TASS cited Petrenko as saying.

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 Will weather spare Moscow and North Caucasus?

Over the past few days several tropical storms caused showers, thunderstorms and strong wind in Moscow. The elements were especially raging on July 13 when a number of streets were flooded, 300 trees were uprooted by wind, due to which 22 cars …

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Avalanches possible in Sochi mountains

There is a weak avalanche danger in highland areas of Sochi (over 1500 m above sea level), from 18.00pm on March 14 to 18.00pm on March 15, Yuga.ru cited the management of civil defense and protection of the population of the city administration …

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Earthquake recorded in Dagestan

An earthquake occurred today in Dagestan. According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, aftershocks were detected near Makhachkala. Their power didn’t exceed 3.3 points. It is known that there are …

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Krasnodar Airport reopens

Krasnodar International Airport has resumed operating in its normal mode, the press service of the company ‘Basel Aero’ reports. The airport has been accepting arrivals since 17:30. All the delayed flights are …

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Krasnodar Airport inoperative due to snow

Krasnodar International Airport has temporarily suspended its work due to the need to clear the runway of snow and ice,  the company ‘Basel Aero’ that manages the airports in the region reported "The international …

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Mud volcano erupts in Crimea

An eruption of a mud volcano has occurred in the Leninsky district of Crimea near the village of Novoselovka. The mass of soil stopped at a distance of 100 meters of the village.  The …

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Amber alert introduced in Moscow due to storm warning

An amber alert has been introduced in Moscow due to weather hazards. This regime means that there is the possibility of a disaster and damage, TASS quotes the message of the Russian Meteorological Service According to the weather …

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Hurricane approaching Moscow

A hurricane is expected in Moscow and the Moscow region, the capital’s branch of EMERCOM reports.  There is a probability of power lines breaking due to bad weather, falling trees and billboards, which, in turn, could …

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