Weather to improve in Georgia from tomorrow
Publish Time: 2017-10-04 11:16:00
Weather will brighten up across Georgia tomorrow. According to Hydro-meteorological Forecast Service Svetlana Nioradze, rain and fog will be retained in some regions of eastern Georgia tonight, while it might be snowing in the highlands. From tomorrow, weather is expected to clear up across Georgia, including in Tbilisi. On October 7, the maximum air temperature in western Georgia will rise to 30 degrees; 25 degrees is in the forecast in eastern Georgia and 19 degrees in Tbilisi.
Three villages of Gurjaani district hit by hailstorm
Publish Time: 2017-05-31 18:05:00
Three villages of Gurjaani district, eastern Kakheti region – Chandari, Vejini and Dzirkoki – have been hit by hailstorm for already the second time this month. Gurjaani Municipality Governor Gigi Gergidze reported that the hailstorm destroyed agriculture plots, vegetables and fruits. The information about the amount of inflicted damage will become known tomorrow.
Rainy weather will be maintained for next three days
Publish Time: 2017-05-21 14:13:00
Rainy weather will be maintained throughout Georgia for the next three days.Head of the Hydrometeorological Forcast Center Svetlana Nyoradze told Public Broadcaster in that regard.Weather will relatively brighten up tomorrow morning, but raining is still expected in the evening.Rainy weather will be maintained throughout Georgia until 24 May.
Strong wind in Tbilisi damages roofs of houses
Update Time: 2017-04-22 16:15:00
Strong wind in Tbilisi damaged roofs of houses and uprooted trees. Locals of Old Tbilisi and Isani-Samgori districts mainly ask for assistance. An 8-year-old child received minor injuries when falling onto the ground. The child was provided medical aid at Ingorokva Clinic and is already discharged from hospital.
Meteorologists prognosticate harsh drop of air temperature on April 9-10
Publish Time: 2017-04-08 17:11:00
Georgian weather forecasters of National Environment Agency prognosticate harsh drop of air temperature across Georgia on April 9-10. The air temperature will lower starting the end of the day on April 8 that will last for two days. “Some locations will be hit by strong west wind. Highlands may see avalanche. Storm is also expected at the Black Sea,” says the statement released by the Agency.
Strong wind hit Tbilisi
Publish Time: 2017-03-20 17:45:00
Strong wind hit Tbilisi today. Several trees dug out by strong wind, which have fallen on vehicles, two cars have been damages. No fatalities have been reported so far. Rescuers have been called. As Emergency Situations Agency reported, mainly trees have fallen.The strong wind unroofed the apartment buildings in Gori town, Shida Kartli region today.
Snow in Weather Forecast
Update Time: 2017-02-12 16:01:00
Snow is in weather forecast across Georgia during the next several days. it will be snowing in most regions of Georgia tonight.Unstable weather will last in Georgia till February 17. In particular, the daytime air temperatures in eastern lowlands will be 4-6; in western 6-7. In mountainous areas the temperatures will fall to -18 degrees.
Frost prognosticated for January 31
Publish Time: 2017-01-30 12:08:00
Air temperatures will harshly drop on January 31 across Georgia. According to the National Environmental Agency, air temperatures will decrease to -5 -10 degrees in western Georgia’s low lands; to -13, -19 degrees in the eastern Georgia’s low lands; -15, -18 in mountain and high mountains -22, -25; as for the capital, the temperatures will be -6, -8 degrees.
Snowfall prognosticated across the country
Update Time: 2017-01-27 12:09:00
Snowfall is expected across the country for the next three days.Forecasters prognosticate low-temperatures and blizzards in the mountains and high mountains due to cold air spread. 2-3 magnitude storm is expected at Black Sea coast today. In lowlands Temperature will be -5 degrees.
Snowfall in Georgia, traffic movement restrictions imposed
Update Time: 2017-01-22 16:03:00
Restrictions are imposed across roads throughout Georgia due to snowfall. Trailers and semi-trailers are not allowed at the Chumaleti-Zestaponi section of Tbilisi-Senaki-Leselidze road due to snow and frost. Traffic movement is open at other sections.Limitations are imposed at Nakerali section of Kutaisi-Tkibuli-Ambrolauri road for Trailers, semi-trailers and vehicles with capacity of more than 30 people. Movement is allowed for rest of the vehicles.The relevant services are mobilized at the site.
24 killed in Indonesia earthquake
Update Time: 2016-12-07 12:31:00
At least 24 people were killed and dozens feared trapped in rubble as a 6.4 magnitude undersea earthquake hit Indonesia`s Aceh province, authorities said.The quake struck near the town of Sigli on Sumatra Island where dozens of buildings have collapsed. Indonesia`s meteorological agency said there was no risk of a tsunami.The US Geological Survey said the earthquake struck just offshore at 05:03 local time (22:03 GMT Tuesday) at a depth of 17.2km (11 miles). Said Mulyadi, deputy district chief of Pidie Jaya, the region hit hardest by the quake, confirmed the death toll, but said it could rise.In 2004, Aceh was devastated by a tsunami caused by a massive undersea earthquake that killed 120,000 people in the province, foreign media reports.
Road cleaning works ongoing at Pasanauri-Gidauri section of the road
Publish Time: 2016-12-04 13:30:00
Special vehicles are working at Pasanauri-Gidauri section of Mtskheta-Stepantsminda-Larsi central highway. Limitations are imposed due to heavy snow and the threat of avalanche.
Strong wind in Kutaisi damages house roofs
Update Time: 2016-11-20 16:00:00
The strong wind in Kutaisi town, Imereti region unroofed several apartments at Melikishvili Street.Part of roofs fell down to the vehicles and damaged them. Nobody injured as a result of incident.According to the locals, they called to the rescue teams, which have only removed the fallen material from the site. Locals demand removing the remaining damaged material from the roofs.
Traffic restrictions at Nokalakevi- Didi Chkoni section of the road
Publish Time: 2016-09-25 16:01:00
Nokalakevi- Didi Chkoni section of the road is paralyzed due to a landslide, which hit the road. According to Department of Roads of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure, the traffic movement is banned for all types of vehicles. Traffic can move at Senaki-Nokalakevi-Khoni, Abasha- Markvili and Martvili - Chkhorotsku Roads. The relevant services are mobilized at the site.
Foreign Ministry releases statement regarding earthquake in Italy
Update Time: 2016-08-24 20:09:00
There are no Georgian citizens among victims or dead people as a result of devastating earthquake in Italy, Georgian Foreign Ministry reports. Foreign Ministry also published a hotline for Georgian citizens being in Italy. Georgians can call at the following telephone number in case of necessity and help: +39 333 887 91 23.
Death toll in Italy’s earthquake reaches 37
Publish Time: 2016-08-24 16:10:00
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck central Italy, leaving at least 37 people dead and 150 missing, as rescuers search for survivors, BBC reports. Many of the dead were in the village of Pescara del Tronto which was levelled to the ground and there were fears the number of casualties could rise.Much of the town of Amatrice was reduced to rubble and a family of four was feared dead nearby in Accumoli. The quake hit at 03:36 (01:36 GMT), 100km (65 miles) north-east of Rome.Although it struck at a shallow depth of 10km, its intensity was compared to the Aquila earthquake in April 2009 in which 309 people died. The epicenter was around Accumoli where several people died.
Death toll reaches 13 after Italy’s strong earthquake
Publish Time: 2016-08-24 12:01:00
Death toll has increased to 13 after a magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck central Italy, BBC reports. Many are believed to be trapped under rubble, Italian officials said."Half the town is gone," said the mayor of Amatrice, one of the worst areas affected. A family of four were feared dead in the rubble of their house in the nearby town of Accumoli.The quake hit at 03:36 (01:36 GMT), 100km (65 miles) north-east of Rome, at a shallow depth of 10km. Some buildings in the capital shook for 20 seconds.Officials warned the number of fatalities was likely to rise. The head of the civil protection department compared the earthquake's intensity to Aquila in April 2009 in which 309 people died.
Earthquake leaves at least six dead in central Italy
Publish Time: 2016-08-24 10:01:00
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck central Italy, leaving at least six people dead and others trapped under rubble, Italian officials said.The quake hit at 03:36 (01:36 GMT), 76 km (47 miles) southeast of the city of Perugia, at the very shallow depth of 10km (six miles), the USGS said. The Mayor of Amatrice told Italian radio "half the town is gone". In Rome, some buildings shook for 20 seconds, according to La Repubblica newspaper.A family of four had been found under rubble in the town of Accumoli, the town's mayor Stefano Petrucci told RAI TV.Meanwhile police said two people had died in the nearby village of Pescara del Tronto, RAI reported. There were also reports of serious damage in the town of Amatrice. "The roads in and out of town are cut off. Half the town is gone. There are people under the rubble... There's been a landslide and a bridge might collapse," mayor Sergio Perozzi told RAI radio.Italy's Civil Protection agency described the earthquake as "severe". "It was so strong. It seemed the bed was walking across the room by itself with us on it," Lina Mercantini of Ceselli, Umbria, told Reuters.Rescue teams are being sent to the worst-hit areas, the prime minister's office said.The quake was initially reported as being magnitude 6.4. It was followed by several powerful aftershocks, La Repubblica newspaper reported.The deputy editor of the British newspaper, The Times, told the BBC that the quake lasted about 20 seconds followed by an aftershock about 20 minutes later which was easily as strong. "It was pitch dark, very cold. Nobody in our group had a clue what to do in an earthquake," Emma Tucker said, who was in the area at the time.The USGS predicted the damage could be significant, based on data from previous quakes. It said the quake struck near the Umbrian city of Norcia, whose picturesque historic centre is a popular tourist site.However Norcia Mayor Nicola Alemanno said no deaths have been reported there. "The anti-seismic structures of the town have held," he said. "There is damage to the historic heritage and buildings, but we do not have any serious injuries."In 2009, a 6.3-magnitude earthquake i
Works in elimination of damage in Borjomi
Publish Time: 2016-08-05 10:03:00
The works in elimination of damage inflicted to Borjomi resort town of Georgia as a result of heavy rain and hailstorm are being carried out. Infrastructure is destroyed that includes Borjomi Park. Some people were slightly injured in the natural disaster. Commercial shops and living houses were flooded. Traffic movement was blocked at several streets. Strong wind damaged electricity transmission lines. Thousands of subscribers were left without electric power supply.
Heavy rain and hailstorm limits traffic movement in Tbilisi
Update Time: 2016-08-03 12:14:00
Heavy rain and hailstorm caused limitation of traffic movement in Tbilisi last evening. The situation was hard at Justice House and Europe Square. Cleaning works continued during the whole night. Traffic movement was hampered at Dry and Vakhushti Bridges and Avlabari Ascend. Cellars and ground floors were flooded at Vorontsovi and Gantiadi Streets.