Heavy snow in Georgia

Heavy snow caused problems on roads and electricity in many areas. In Western Georgia — the heavy snow has damaged power lines, causing no light left more than 5 thousand subscribers in Adjara.

According to information from the electricity distribution company Energo-Pro Georgia, technical brigades continue to work in emergency mode. Also problems with electricity emerged in some districts of Samegrelo — Zemo Svaneti and Imereti. In addition, for the second day due to snowfall shut down airports in Batumi and Kutaisi. 31 January in most parts of the territory of Georgia is expected a strong frost.

This was reported in the National environment Agency. As explained in the Agency, the temperature will be from -5 to -25 degrees Celsius. “In low-lying areas of Western Georgia the temperature can drop to -5, sometimes -10 in Eastern Georgia in the lowlands to -13, -16 in the highlands to -15, -18, highlands to -22, -25, Tbilisi -6, -8 degrees. In the subtropical zone of intense cold can cause serious damage to citrus, particularly lemon plantations”.