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Ukraine Blizzard

Snow, wind and extreme temperatures are making travel on Ukraine's roads very dangerous
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2012 09:23


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Ukrainian rescuers try to reach vehicles stuck in a blizzard on a road about 85 km of West-Ukrainian city of Lviv, Ukraine on 16 December 2012.


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Deep snow drifts stopped traffic and trapped drivers on the international highway Kyiv-Chop between cities Brody and Busk in the Lviv region.


MARKIIAN LYSEIKO/EPA
About 150 vehicles were stuck in snow for 30 hours on highways, the emergencies ministry said. Weather officials have warned the blizzard will continue in the region for at least two more days.


MARKIIAN LYSEIKO/EPA
Temperatures as low as -35C threatened to freeze fuel lines and stop engines from running, only increasing the risk to drivers waiting to be rescued.



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Ukrainian rescuers try to reach vehicles stuck in a blizzard on a road about 85 km of West-Ukrainian city of Lviv, Ukraine on 16 December 2012.;*;Deep snow drifts stopped traffic and trapped drivers on the international highway Kyiv-Chop between cities Brody and Busk in the Lviv region. ;*;About 150 vehicles were stuck in snow for 30 hours on highways, the emergencies ministry said. Weather officials have warned the blizzard will continue in the region for at least two more days.;*;Temperatures as low as -35C threatened to freeze fuel lines and stop engines from running, only increasing the risk to drivers waiting to be rescued. Daylife ID:
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Ukrainian rescuers try to reach vehicles stuck in a blizzard on a road about 85 km of West-Ukrainian city of Lviv, Ukraine on 16 December 2012.

Sun, 16 Dec 2012 15:27:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Ukraine-Blizzard?image_id=0frq58NgCWbHHMARKIIAN LYSEIKOEPAEPA Images

Ukrainian rescuers try to reach vehicles stuck in a blizzard on a road about 85 km of West-Ukrainian city of Lviv, Ukraine on 16 December 2012.

Blinding storm
Trying to make a denthttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Ukraine-Blizzard?image_id=0gne0w63Cn59k

Deep snow drifts stopped traffic and trapped drivers on the international highway Kyiv-Chop between cities Brody and Busk in tyhe Lviv region.

Sun, 16 Dec 2012 14:56:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Ukraine-Blizzard?image_id=0gne0w63Cn59kMARKIIAN LYSEIKOEPAEPA Images

Deep snow drifts stopped traffic and trapped drivers on the international highway Kyiv-Chop between cities Brody and Busk in tyhe Lviv region.

Trying to make a dent
One by one rescueshttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Ukraine-Blizzard?image_id=05OscNT4cF96f

About 150 vehicles were stuck in snow for 30 hours on highways, the emergencies ministry said. Weather officials have warned the blizzard will continue in the region for at least two more days.

Sun, 16 Dec 2012 15:27:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Ukraine-Blizzard?image_id=05OscNT4cF96fMARKIIAN LYSEIKOEPAEPA Images

About 150 vehicles were stuck in snow for 30 hours on highways, the emergencies ministry said. Weather officials have warned the blizzard will continue in the region for at least two more days.

One by one rescues
An ice boxhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Ukraine-Blizzard?image_id=00br3Hz50m9bo

Temperatures as low as -35C threatened to freeze fuel lines and stop engines from running, only increasing the risk to drivers waiting to be rescued.

Sun, 16 Dec 2012 14:56:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Ukraine-Blizzard?image_id=00br3Hz50m9boMARKIIAN LYSEIKOEPAEPA Images

Temperatures as low as -35C threatened to freeze fuel lines and stop engines from running, only increasing the risk to drivers waiting to be rescued.

An ice box


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