Trans-Caucasus Highway closed due to avalanche risk

Traffic on the Trans-Caucasus Highway was stopped on the section from Buron through the Nizhny Zaramag Chechkpoint to the northern portal of the Roksky Tunnel at 12.30 pm on January 7 due to high avalanche risks, RIA Novosti reports.

An 80-cm layer of snow was registered in some areas.

The georgian Military Road connecting Russia and trans-Caucasus was closed at the Krestovy Gorge in Georgia at 8 am on January 7.

Adapted from Vestnik Kavkaza


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