Heavy snowfalls wreak havoc in Poland: dead, thousands without electricity

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In Poland, heavy snowfalls caused chaos: there are dead, thousands of people without electricity

Poland was literally covered in snow. Bad weather conditions have already caused several fatal accidents. In addition, hundreds of thousands of people were left without electricity.

So, as a result of heavy snowfalls in Poland, almost 300 thousand people were left without electricity. This is reported by Channel 24.

What is known about the consequences of heavy snowfalls in Poland

Heavy snowfall has returned to Poland after unusual heat. Bad road conditions have already resulted in several fatal crashes and train delays, especially in the South. According to PAP, at least two deaths are now known as a result of road accidents.

Snowfalls in Poland led to accidents/Photo from PAP

External services in one area reported that they had already answered more than 2,000 calls in just one day. Due to dangerous conditions in Lesser Poland and Podkarpackie voivodships, repair crews cannot access damaged power lines.

A sharp drop in temperatures is expected in Poland in the future, so authorities throughout the country are on high alert. Snow plows are working on the roads.

Heavy snowfalls in Poland/Photo from Twitter and Polish media

Snow plows are working on the road: watch the videoPay attention! The Ukrhydrometeorological center warns that from Tuesday, January 24, it will get colder throughout our state. Moreover, according to weather forecasts, the thermometer can drop to -12…-18 degrees in the western, northern and central regions. Meanwhile, in the North, sometimes even 20 – 25 degrees below zero.

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