Heavy snow affected Moscow airports: some flights were canceled and postponed at airports due to snowfall in Moscow, Russia. At 3 airport in Moscow, 80 can be carried out with delayed flight and 12 has been canceled.
Domestic and foreign citizens who tried to return to their homes after the New Year holiday were negatively affected by the disruptions in flights. According to Interfax, the flights could not be made regularly due to the cleaning of the runways and the washing of the planes against icing. Additional 15 minute preparation for landing and takeoff for each aircraft was performed.
The 43 flight was delayed at Domodedovo Airport and the 12 flight was canceled. 9 at Vnukova Airport and 28 at Şeremetyevo Airport were delayed due to weather conditions. During the week, in Moscow, where cold weather was observed over the minus 20, the weekend temperatures rose to plus 1. However, wind and heavy snow had a negative impact on life.
12 15 thousand snow vehicles and 4 bin trucks serve in order to prevent trouble of the Muscovites who will start working January. On Tuesday, snow falls, while temperatures will rise to 2-3. At night it is expected to cool down to minus 4-9 degrees. Snowfall is not foreseen until the end of the week.