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Parts of Saudi Arabia blanketed in snow

Parts of Saudi Arabia were blanketed by snow on Friday, especially in the northwestern regions such as the Dahr Mountains. Temperatures dropped below zero in some parts, with Saudi Arabia’s meteorology office urging residents …

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Krasnodar prepares for second blow of snowfall

Forecasters warn that the cyclone that drowned Krasnodar in the snow will retain power over the regional capital over the weekend. The city administration reported that 56 specialized vehicles will be involved to eliminate the …

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Snowfall in Moscow to stop by  midnight

According to the scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia, Roman Vilfand,  by midnight, the two-day snowfall in Moscow will stop. Tomorrow, there will be no significant precipitation. "Thus, …

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Moscow braces for longest snowfall since 2018

A heavy snowfall will begin in Moscow on Thursday and will continue for about three days, Research Director of the Russian state weather service Roman Vilfand said. "A powerful snowfall will begin on Thursday afternoon and will …

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Verkhny Lars closed to trucks due to snow

The Verkhny Lars crossing post has been temporarily closed to trucks and semi-trucks due to bad weather, the Georgian Interior Ministry reported. According to the ministry's press service, there is a snowstorm and low …

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Jerusalem sees first snow in four years

A winter storm hit Israel yesterday, bringing snow to Jerusalem and the Golan Heights and significant amounts of rain and wind in other parts of the country.  Stormy weather set in yesterday afternoon with the initial rain and hail …

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 Georgia Military road closed to all vehicles

The Georgian Military road connecting Russia with the countries of the South Caucasus is closed to all vehicles due to the threat of avalanche. The Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation for North …

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Northern Israel sees record snowfall

Heavy snow fell overnight in the Hermon and northern Golan Heights regions in Israel. Nearly a meter of snow has accumulated on Mt. Hermon and the water levels in the Sea of Galilee have risen by at least 19.5 cm over two days, according to …

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Istanbul cancels sea voyages due to heavy snowfall

Sea voyages have been canceled due to strong winds and snowfall in Istanbul, according to the Organization for the Management of Maritime Transport of Turkey. Sea voyages have been also canceled in Bursa province, Trend reported. …

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Snowfall blocks Moscow airports

9 flights were cancelled and 73 delayed from the Moscow airports due to a heavy snowfall,  Yandex reports. In particular, 37 flights from Sheremetyevo, 18 flights from Vnukovo and Domodedovo were delayed and 9 cancelled in …

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Real winter to cover Moscow next week

Next week, the abnormally warm weather will be replaced by 10-degree frosts and a snowstorm in Moscow, the expert of the weather center Phobos, Evgeny Tishkovets said. On January 7, the day after Christmas, a cold front …

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South Ossetia left without electricity

Today, the snowfall and strong wind that covered South Ossetia have led to the shut-down of the power supply throughout the republic. "The location of the electric power line break has not been found yet. Despite the bad weather, …

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Snowfall hinders work of Moscow Sheremetyevo airport

A total of 118 flights have been cancelled at Sheremetyevo International Airport and more than 48 flights have been delayed this morning amid a snowfall in Moscow. Passengers face delays or cancellations of both international and …

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May snowfall covers Moscow

Winter has returned to Moscow again today, on May 8, 2017, the day before the Victory Day parade on Red Square. It rained in the Russian capital this morning, bu now it's been snowing for the past several hours. …

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