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Photo / Temperatures drop significantly. Korça and Dibra under the snow

Photo / Temperatures drop significantly. Korça and Dibra under the snow

The sharp drop in temperatures has brought snowfall from north to south. In the district of Korça, the snowfall has started since after midnight last night, including the deep mountainous areas such as Goren, Dardhë, Vithkuq, Moglicë, Lozha, Mokrë e jorme, where there have been reports of electricity problems. The thickness of the snow has gone up to 10 centimeters.

Snow and frost have also created ice on the roads. Authorities have said they are clearing the streets as drivers are urged to exercise caution. Have tire and car chains with you and winter tires.

Photo / Temperatures drop significantly. Korça and Dibra under the snow

Meanwhile, Dibra is also covered by snow and ice, mainly in the mountainous part over 500 meters.

 The media report that the most problematic situation is in the remote areas of Dibra, such as Lura, Kalaja e Dodës, Arras, Selishtë, Zall-Dardhë, Reç and Sllovë, where the thickness of the snow has gone from 10 to 20 centimeters.

Photo / Temperatures drop significantly. Korça and Dibra under the snow

Photo / Temperatures drop significantly. Korça and Dibra under the snow

The Albanian Road Authority announces that the national roads Peshkopi-Tirana and Peshkopi-Kukës are passable.

Meteoalb has forecast polar cold in Albania from tomorrow and throughout the weekend, where temperatures in mountainous areas are expected to drop to minus 10 degrees.

* Tiranapost.al.