10 February 2012

Macedonia's Weather Forecast: Snow, Snow, Snow...

Intensive snowfalls throughout the country have slowed down road, railway and airline traffic.
The Auto-Motto Union of Macedonia said flow of traffic on the road network is slow due to snowfalls. Heavy vehicles are banned at road sections Mavrovo-Debar, Debar-Struga and Tetovo-Popova Sapka, as well as Straza mountain slope.
Trains from Skopje-based Railway Station depart and arrive with delays. The Skopje bus station has also reported delays in inter-city traffic.
There are no takeoffs or landings scheduled at Skopje airport "Alexander the Great" for the rest of the day. Planes have been re-directed to Sofia and Istanbul, whereas scheduled takeoffs to Vienna and Istanbul are cancelled.Snowfalls will intensify in the course of the evening, accompanied by northeast winds.

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