Mount Hutt Ski Area In New Zealand Closed Due To Too Much Snow.
At Mt Hutt the storm dropped 40 inches of snow in 20 hours! This led to 15 foot snow drifts and extremely high avalanche danger.
And the snow keeps falling! Another 40 cm is forecast over the next 24 hours.
|Mt Hutt, New Zealand - June 21, 2013.|
According to the Mt Hutt website, the ski area "is closed again today as further heavy snow falls and low visibility have hampered the progress of snow clearing on the access road. We estimate at least 1.6m of snow has fallen since the storm began and drifts exceeding 3m deep are commonplace in many areas.... All lifts are currently heavily caked in ice." - Ice Age Now.
Heavy Snowfall In Northern Kyrgyzstan In Summer.
The snowfall in Naryn oblast on Monday reached in some places 40-50 centimeters. In some areas 3,5 and 15-50 centimeters. The press service of the authorized representative of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic in Naryn oblast reports.
According to preliminary information, because of the snow 438 sheep and one mare with foal perished.
Besides, water level of rivers and canals rose because of snow.
Update - As a result of heavy snowfall on June 17-18 in northern Kyrgyzstan 1 thousand 866 sheep, 55 cows and 31 horses died in Naryn and Issyk-Kul oblasts. The press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kyrgyzstan reports.
The snowfall in Naryn oblast on Monday reached in some places 40-50 centimeters. In some areas 3,5 and 15-50 centimeters.
The commission of Civil Protection of regions continues to ascertain the damage of livestock farming and farmland. - Kabar.