Mudflow descended on the federal highway in Sochi KXan 36 Daily News

Mudflow descended on the 138th kilometer of the federal highway Dzhubga – Sochi near the village of Golovinka. Traffic on this section of the road is limited, but not blocked, the press service of the city administration reported.

Eyewitnesses posted videos of the incident on social media. The footage shows that the mudflow brought down several trees and tons of soil on the canvas. Cars hardly drove through one free lane, as a result of which an extended traffic jam formed. Five units of equipment were used to eliminate the consequences of the emergency.

As “RG” wrote earlier, last night a thick snowfall covered. In all districts, 276 pieces of equipment and 415 people went out to clean up, traffic on federal highways is going on as usual. Partial violations with the supply of electricity were recorded in remote villages of the Lazarevsky district. Also, local interruptions are observed in the Adler, Khostinsky and Central regions. During the day, the brigades restored about 20 percent of the damaged power facilities, clarified at city hall.


On the night and morning of January 16, 2022, light snowfalls are expected in Sochi. Wet snow is forecast to stick to wires and trees. The air temperature on the coast at night in some places will drop to -4. The roads may be icy in places.

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