Over 450 passengers unable to fly out of Norilsk due to snowfall

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Three flights were canceled at the Norilsk airport due to a heavy snowstorm, and more than 450 passengers cannot take off, the press service of the West Siberian Transport Prosecutor’s Office reported on February 13.

Winter in Norilsk

Winter in Norilsk

© Denis Kozhevnikov/TASS

According to preliminary data, 458 passengers, including 26 children, are expected to fly to their destinations.

“Today at the Norilsk International Airport named after Nikolai Urvantsev due to unfavorable weather conditions, three flights of Siberia and Nord Star airlines to Moscow, Novosibirsk and Krasnoyarsk were announced to be delayed for more than six hours. – confirmed in the department.

According to weather forecasts, on the night of February 14 in the south of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, a very strong south wind, gusts up to 28 m/s, and a snowstorm will continue.

As reported IA REGNUMa FlyDubai airliner flying from Dubai to Makhachkala on February 12 was forced to land in Baku due to fog forming at its destination.

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