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Moscow Airports Cancel 65 Flights in Anticipation of Heavy Snow

A total of 65 flights to Moscow airports have been cancelled and a further eight have been delayed in expectation of heavy snowfall hitting the capital, the gazeta.ru news website reported Wednesday.

According to information gathered by Yandex.Timetables — a service providing information on both local and international transport timetables — eight flights to Moscow's Vnukovo Airport have been canceled and Domodedovo Airport has had twelve inbound flights cancelled, with five more subject to delays.

Sheremetyevo Airport has had 45 inbound flights cancelled and three inbound flights have been delayed, gazeta.ru reported.

In an earlier post on Moscow’s Transport Complex Information Center website, Moscow motorists were advised to stay off the roads and use public transport in anticipation of a heavy snowfall.

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