According to the deputy mayor, snowfall like this has not fallen in the capital for more than 80 years. After all, only in the last 24 hours up to 60 percent of the monthly precipitation fell – the increase in snow in different areas amounted to 20-25 cm.
“Another 40,000 people took part in removing the consequences of a snowfall,” said Pyotr Biryukov. “A total of 140,000 people took part, more than 110 teams. The main task was to ensure traffic in the city despite the snowfall. And public transport ran, the highways moved.
As the deputy mayor pointed out, at night work will continue to eliminate the consequences of the snowfall, the work will be 24 hours a day.
As the deputy mayor of Moscow noted, the main emphasis will be placed on clearing access to public transport stops, metro stations, transport hubs. The roofs of residential buildings will also be cleared of snow. The deputy mayor asked Muscovites not to put themselves in danger and avoid fenced off areas.
Remember that Muscovites were earlier urged to forego personal transport in the coming days to allow public services to clear the city of the effects of snowfall.
According to forecasters, snowfall in the region will continue into early next week. It is true that they will be less intense.