Thursday, December 17, 2009

Heavy snowfall and wind hit Ukrainian port Odessa

Heavy snowfall and wind hit Odessa on Wednesday. Icy roads forced numerous school closings. There were several reports of traffic accidents throughout the region, including a number of rollover accidents. No serious injuries have been reported. There were no reports of road closings, but traffic was reduced to a crawl. The city of Odessa did close some underpasses for a short time. The Interstate roads No10 and 20 were snowpacked and icy. About six inches of snow fell on the famous Ukrainian resort on the Black Sea cost.