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massive snowfall 12-4-12

Record traffic jams, power lost in 300 Ukrainian towns.

According to one reporter, “Today Moscow was one step away from complete transportation paralysis.”

According to asiaone.com, heavy snowfall has snarled traffic in Moscow and has forced the Moscow airport to close for 15 minutes each hour for clearing the runway.  In one region over the weekend, thousands of trucks were stuck in a 190 km-long jam, and new snow is slowing things down.

snow in Turkey 12-4-12Unprepared drivers stranded in Turkey.

Haberler.com says that snow at a Turkish winter resort combined with unprepared drivers has resulted in cars being stranded on the road to the resort, with highway crews attempting to open the roads.

Snow is expected to continue falling through the weekend.

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