17 December 2012

UKRAINE : 21 Dec UPDATE: Cold Snap Kills 83; More Than 500 Treated For Hypothermia.

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       At least 83 people have died so far in Ukraine...during a persistent cold spell.
       Last winter...more than 100 died from the cold in Ukraine.
      Night time temps have sometimes dropped below -28C/-18F.
      More than 500 people have sought medical help for hypothermia.
      The continued freeze follows a heavy snowfall of up to 53 cm/21 inches...that stranded traffic and  motorists last week... for 18 kms/11 miles...between Kyiv and Lviv.