“According to meteorologists, in the period from December 3 to 4, heavy snowfall, blizzards, snow accumulations on roads and snow accumulations in the capital region are expected, the total increase in snow could be up to 12 centimeters,” said Piotr Biryukov. “Due to unfavorable forecasts, all urban services continue to operate in an improved manner, emergency recovery teams from engineering companies and district prefectures are on duty 24 hours a day.”
He pointed out that starting at 12:00 p.m., municipal teams carry out continuous mechanized sweeping of the road and pedestrian areas, followed by deicing treatment. The maximum number of rotating and other types of equipment, small mechanization equipment, sweepers and manual cleaning crews will be used to clean the city.
The head of the Municipal Services Complex called on Muscovites to exercise extreme caution and caution on sidewalks and roads and, if possible, reschedule car trips.