169 settlements were blocked due to heavy snowfall in Van, Hakkari, Baghesh and Mush of Western Armenia.

According to a statement by the Van Municipality, due to unfavorable weather conditions, the traffic in 142 settlements in Bashkale, 2 settlements in Chaldiran and 1 settlement in Gyurpnar was completely blocked.

Authorities have begun clearing snow in order to open roads. The drivers had difficulties due to the heavy snow in the center of the city.

According to the report, roads in 12 villages in both Baghesh and Mush were closed due to heavy snowfall.

This precipitation will continue in the coming days.