Tajikistan covered with snow: this was not even in the winter
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Tajikistan has unexpectedly fallen snow. In the last days of spring weather in the Republic was rainy, but this was not expected. Surprisingly the snow was plentiful, this was not even in the winter, said the Agency “Khovar”.
Forecasters warned of approaching Arctic cyclone, and that the country will be precipitation in the form of showers and then snow on April 8-9. Together with Tajikistan, a cyclone covered Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, and before that Kazakhstan, moving from the Arctic through Siberia and Urals to Central Asia.
the only Exception was the city of Khorog, the administrative center of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous region, although the West region the snowfall is still going on, according to “Radio Ozodi”.
In Dushanbe appeared drifts, there is a lot of fallen trees and broken branches. Some areas have problems with electricity supply. Mountain avalanche highway Dushanbe-Chanak highway that connects the capital with the Northern region of the country operates in normal mode.
According to meteorologists, the snowfall in mid-spring in Tajikistan are rare. The last time such weather this month in Dushanbe was 5 April 1994. Utilities work in the strengthened mode. They clear roads and remove the snow from sidewalks, transmits television channel “Mir”.
In the country concerned that due to April snow can be lost part of the harvest. Agriculture is one of the most important industries and source of income for many people living in rural areas.
Snow fell in other capitals of the region – Nur-Sultan, Tashkent and Bishkek: