snow and wind early February 2012

Traffic restrictions after first snowfall

By | December 16th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch — The season’s first snowfall has led to restrictions on traffic several places in Georgia. The snow is causing problems in the Kakheti region, in east Georgia. Local media also report that ice is making it difficult for people to move around […]

As winter freeze hits Tbilisi, the garbage fee jumps

By | February 8th, 2012|Categories: Economy, News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Among all the other problems the weather is causing, Tbilisi citizens have one more worry: Their garbage fee has increased dramatically. A few months ago, a law amendment made the municipal garbage fee dependent on the electricity bill, so the more […]

Georgia hit by up to two meters of snow, schools closed

By | February 8th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Snowy weather is creating difficulties in the former Soviet republic of Georgia. The whole country is currently covered with up to two meters of snow, but the transit of goods east-west is flowing normally. The international airport in Tbilisi says their […]

Russia-Georgia border hit by bad weather

By | February 2nd, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch - Snowfall and strong winds are making trouble for people all over Georgia. More than 72 000 were without electricity Thursday morning. The biggest distributor, Energo-Pro, said they had brought down the number of customers without power from 64 000 to around 49 000 by early afternoon. Motorists are heavily affected. Sections [...]