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Affected countries: Belarus
A sharp cold snap (Cyclone Axel) hit Belarus on 5 January 2017, with heavy snowfalls accompanied by frost and strong winds. Temperatures dropped down to 25‐29 degrees Celsius below zero, and in some places even to minus 31‐34 Celsius degrees. The country's meteorological service issued an…
Affected countries: Belarus
Freezing weather has already killed four people in Belarus and temperatures are set to drop even further according to weather forecasts. Frosts went down to minus 25 degrees Celsius at night between 25 to 28 January. (IFRC, 25 Jan 2013)
Several municipalities in Kosovo were affected by strong winds that lasted for 24 hours, followed by heavy snowfall on 6 and 7 Jan 2012. The most affected municipalities are Istog, Kamenica and Peja. (IFRC, 13 Jan 2012). An unusual and exceptional cold wave and heavy snowfall (the worst for the…
Affected countries: Belarus, Moldova, Russian Federation, Ukraine
Between Jan-Feb 2006, two waves of Arctic anticyclone cold fronts hit the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus. Regional temperatures plummeted to averages of between -25=B0C and -38=B0C. Over 200,000 people (more then 50% of them in Ukraine) in these territories were directly affected…
Affected countries: Belarus
Affected countries: Belarus
Affected countries: Belarus