Forecasters warned of avalanches in the Carpathians on 3 January

Forecasters warned of a significant level of avalanche danger in the mountains of Ivano-Frankivsk and Transcarpathian regions on 3 January. About it reported in a press-service of the State emergency service (SES), citing data from the meteorology center.

“January 3 in connection with snowfalls in the highlands of Ivano-Frankivsk and Transcarpathian regions expected significant snow avalanche danger (level 3)”, – stated in the message.

In addition, SES said that during the examination of the avalanche sites in the Transcarpathian region found the descent of wet avalanches from the North-Eastern exposure of the mountain Temnatik: margin height of 1050 m above sea level, with a volume of 12,500 cubic metres Estimated date of convergence 31 December 2017, there is no damage.

Earlier it was reported that on 3 January in the West of Ukraine weather forecasters predict mostly cloudy, only in the Lviv and Zakarpattya oblasts the possibility of rain. The day temperature in the region will be 3-6 degrees Celsius.