MOSCOW, February 13 – RIA Novosti. More than 30 flights were delayed or canceled at three Moscow airports – “Vnukovo”, “Domodedovo” and “Sheremetyevo” – on Saturday morning against the backdrop of heavy snowfall, follows from the data of the service “Yandex. Schedule”.
According to information at 08.00 Moscow time on Saturday, five flights were delayed at Vnukovo, 20 flights were delayed at Domodedovo, two were canceled, at Sheremetyevo six flights were delayed, one was canceled.
Record snowfalls began in Moscow on Friday night, by morning the capital was mired in traffic jams. Aleksandr Sinenkov, a leading employee of the Phobos weather center, told RIA Novosti that heavy snowfall, blizzard and gusty winds are expected in Moscow on Friday. He clarified that the snowfall will continue on Saturday night and partly on Saturday afternoon.