Moscow Gets Half a Month's Worth of Snow in 24 Hours

People have been urged not to make non-essential travel and schools have been closed in Moscow as the city’s authorities deal with a level of snowfall not seen since 1957.

On February 3, Moscow’s meteorological service said the city had seen more than half its average monthly snowfall in the space of 24 hours, beating the previous record set in 1957.

Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said one person died and five were injured due to fallen trees, which disrupted power supply. Credit: ED9M via Storyful