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Snowfall in Georgia, traffic movement restrictions imposed
Update Time: 2017-01-22 16:03:00
Restrictions are imposed across roads throughout Georgia due to snowfall. Trailers and semi-trailers are not allowed at the Chumaleti-Zestaponi section of Tbilisi-Senaki-Leselidze road due to snow and frost. Traffic movement is open at other sections.Limitations are imposed at Nakerali section of Kutaisi-Tkibuli-Ambrolauri road for Trailers, semi-trailers and vehicles with capacity of more than 30 people. Movement is allowed for rest of the vehicles.The relevant services are mobilized at the site.
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Flights suspended at Kutaisi International Airport due to heavy snowfall
Publish Time: 2016-12-20 13:01:00
Flights have been suspended at the Kutaisi International Airport due to heavy snowfall. According to the statement released by the airport, flights to Budapest, Warsaw, Kiev and Thessaloniki are delayed.Heavy snowfall caused problems in Kutaisi city of Imereti region. Traffic movement is limited at central streets. 
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Snow cover reaches 3 meters in Adjara
Update Time: 2016-12-17 16:12:00
Snow cover in villages of highly elevated districts of Adjara region reaches 3 meters. Transport movement is limited. Intensive snowfall is impeding cleaning works. Electricity transmission lines are damaged. About 3 thousand subscribers are left without electric power supply in Khulo and Shuakhevi districts. Representatives of EnergoPro Company are working in emergency regime. 
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Poti Port unable to receive ships
Update Time: 2016-12-13 16:28:00
Poti Port is unable to receive ships due to strong storm in the Black Sea. Large amount of sand is accumulated at the dock. Cleaning works are ongoing.    
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Air temperature to slightly increase starting December 11
Publish Time: 2016-12-09 10:37:00
Georgian weather forecasters prognosticate slight increase of air temperature starting December 11 in Georgia. Precipitation is expected both in eastern and western Georgia. It will be snowing in mountainous regions. Air temperature will be -15 degrees by Celsius scale in the mountains.  
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24 killed in Indonesia earthquake
Update Time: 2016-12-07 12:31:00
At least 24 people were killed and dozens feared trapped in rubble as a 6.4 magnitude undersea earthquake hit Indonesia`s Aceh province, authorities said.The quake struck near the town of Sigli on Sumatra Island where dozens of buildings have collapsed. Indonesia`s meteorological agency said there was no risk of a tsunami.The US Geological Survey said the earthquake struck just offshore at 05:03 local time (22:03 GMT Tuesday) at a depth of 17.2km (11 miles). Said Mulyadi, deputy district chief of Pidie Jaya, the region hit hardest by the quake, confirmed the death toll, but said it could rise.In 2004, Aceh was devastated by a tsunami caused by a massive undersea earthquake that killed 120,000 people in the province, foreign media reports. 
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Strong wind in Poti
Update Time: 2016-12-06 12:23:00
Calculation of damage inflicted as a result of strong wind has begun in Poti town of western Samegrelo region. The amount of inflicted damage has been estimated at 19 thousand 260 GEL by a special commission. The money will be allocated from reserve fund of Poti city hall. 
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Road cleaning works ongoing at Pasanauri-Gidauri section of the road
Publish Time: 2016-12-04 13:30:00
Special vehicles are working at Pasanauri-Gidauri section of Mtskheta-Stepantsminda-Larsi central highway.  Limitations are imposed due to heavy snow and the threat of avalanche.
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Strong wind in Zugdidi and Ozurgeti
Update Time: 2016-12-03 20:07:00
Strong wind in Zugdidi town of western Samegrelo region damaged electricity distribution lines. One tree, uprooted at one of the central streets, fell on a car. Nobody was injured in the incident. Transport movement was suspended during several hours. Rescue and emergency service officers were mobilized in town to eliminate the damages. The strong wind also caused damages in Ozurgeti town of Guria region. 
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Snowfall in Georgia, traffic movement restrictions imposed
Publish Time: 2016-12-03 20:05:00
Restrictions are imposed across roads throughout Georgia due to heavy snowfall. Traffic movement is prohibited for all kinds of vehicles at Kobi-Stepantsminda section of the central highway because of the threat of avalanche. Special vehicles are unable to launch cleaning works due to intensive snow in the region. Transport means have been stuck at the road section for several days. Specialists of Environment National Agency are expected to make decision about the current situation.   Limitations are imposed at Mleta-Gudauri road section as well where movement for heavy vehicles is prohibited but allowed for light cars only with use of anti-sliding wheal-chains.  
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Strong wind in Zugdidi
Update Time: 2016-12-03 16:07:00
Strong wind in Zugdidi town of western Samegrelo region damaged electricity distribution lines. One tree at one of the central streets fell on a car. Transport movement was suspended during several hours. Rescue and emergency service officers were mobilized in town to eliminate the damages. 
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Traffic Movement prohibited at Kobi-Stepantminda road section
Update Time: 2016-12-03 16:05:00
Traffic movement is prohibited for all kinds of vehicles at Kobi-Stepantsminda road section of the central highway because of the threat of avalanche. Special vehicles are unable to launch cleaning works due to intensive snow in the region. Limitations are imposed at Mleta-Gudauri road section as well where movement for heavy vehicles is prohibited but allow for light cars but only with use of anti-sliding wheal-chains.  
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Limitations imposed across roads due to heavy snowfall
Publish Time: 2016-12-03 12:05:00
Limitations are imposed across roads throughout Georgia due to heavy snowfall. Traffic movement is prohibited for all kinds of vehicles at Kobi-Gudauri section of central highway because of the threat of avalanche. Special vehicles are unable to launch cleaning works due to intensive snow in the region. 
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Snowfall in weather forecast for today
Publish Time: 2016-11-23 10:24:00
Snowfall is in the forecast for November 23 in Tbilisi. Weather forecasters say maximum daytime temperatures will be 0; + 1 degrees and -3 degrees during night.Dry weather is in the forecast from 24 November, and therefore, the temperature will gradually rise to +10-12 degrees by Celsius scale.  
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Snowfall prognosticated for November 22-23 in Tbilisi
Update Time: 2016-11-22 12:28:00
Snowfall is in the forecast for November 22-23 in Tbilisi. Weather forecasters say maximum daytime temperatures will be 0; + 1 degrees.In the lowlands of eastern Georgia maximum daytime temperatures will be 0; + 5; -1; + 4; until November 23.Dry weather is in the forecast from 24 November, and therefore, the temperature will gradually rise. 
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Strong wind left school in Kutaisi without roof
Update Time: 2016-11-22 12:25:00
The strong wind in Kutaisi city left the building of #31 Public School in Kutaisi city of Imereti region without the roof. Upon decision of School Principal, the study process will not be held today due to security of pupils. Several brigades of Rescue Service worked at the incident site.  
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7.4 magnitude quake off Japan's coast triggers small tsunamis, coastal evacuations
Publish Time: 2016-11-22 10:45:00
A powerful earthquake rocked northern Japan on Tuesday, briefly disrupting cooling functions at a nuclear plant and generating a tsunami that hit the same region devastated by a massive quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in 2011.The magnitude 7.4 earthquake, which was felt in Tokyo, sent thousands of residents fleeing for higher ground as dawn broke along the northeastern coast.There were no reports of deaths or serious injuries several hours after the quake hit at 5:59 a.m. local time. It was centred off the coast of Fukushima prefecture at a depth of about 10 kilometres, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said.A wave of up to 1.4 metres high was recorded at Sendai, about 70 km north of Fukushima, with smaller waves hitting ports elsewhere along the coast, public broadcaster NHK said.Television footage showed ships moving out to sea from harbours as tsunami warning signals wailed, after warnings of waves of up to three metres were issued. "We saw high waves but nothing that went over the tidal barriers," a man in the city of Iwaki told NTV television network.Aerial footage showed tsunami waves flowing up rivers in some areas, and some fishing boats were overturned in the port of Higashi-Matsushima. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii said the tsunami threat had now largely passed and the JMA later lifted its warnings.The U.S. Geological Survey measured Tuesday's quake at magnitude 6.9, down from an initial 7.3, CBC reported. 
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Strong wind in Kutaisi damages house roofs
Update Time: 2016-11-20 16:00:00
The strong wind in Kutaisi town, Imereti region unroofed several apartments at Melikishvili Street.Part of roofs fell down to the vehicles and damaged them. Nobody injured as a result of incident.According to the locals, they called to the rescue teams, which have only removed the fallen material from the site. Locals demand removing the remaining damaged material from the roofs.
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6.4 quake hits Chile, shakes capital Santiago
Publish Time: 2016-11-05 12:28:00
A 6.4 magnitude quake rattled Chile with an epicenter located close to its border with Argentina on Friday, according to earthquake monitors. Witnesses told Reuters that buildings were shaking in the city during the event.The epicenter of the 6.4 magnitude quake was located 175 kilometers south of Santiago at a depth of 80 kilometers, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said.The US Geological Survey put the quake’s magnitude at 6.3, reporting that it hit 41 miles from Santiago at a depth of 116 kilometers.There have been no reports of casualties or damage so far. The quake was a “major” event centered in the capital and central Chile, the country’s emergency office Onemi is cited by Reuters as saying.However, Chile’s navy said the earthquake doesn’t meet the criteria to pose a tsunami threat. Operations at the underground El Teniente copper mine weren’t affected by the quake, state-owned Codelco company said, as reported by Russia Today.
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Traffic movement for heavy vehicles prohibited at Kobi-Larsi road section
Publish Time: 2016-10-26 10:18:00
Traffic movement for heavy vehicles is prohibited across Kobi-Larsi road section of the central highway due to intensive snowfall. Movement is allowed only with use of anti-sliding wheal chains. Other restrictions across Georgia are not imposed. 
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