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Date: December 24, 2023 Time: 07:23:02

“Usually at this time a post from the administrator with a text about Sochi appears here, but weather conditions in our hometown forced us to land at an alternative airfield in Mineralnye Vody,” the southern “leopards” team reported. on the official Telegram channel.

It is difficult to say when Sochi hockey players will be able to fly home, since during these hours the elements continue to hit the entire resort city, accompanied by hurricane winds of almost 30 meters per second.

As we have already told you, the wind has already knocked down more than 65 trees in the city. Employees of all operational and emergency services are now eliminating the consequences of the disaster.

We would like to remind you that the day before Sochi airport switched to operating according to actual weather conditions due to unfavorable weather conditions: strong crosswinds and heavy rain. Due to bad weather, 18 planes were unable to land in the resort city. But then Sochi airport accepted several flights.

As for the regular championship match of the Continental Hockey League (KHL), on Saturday in Astana, Kazakhstan, the southerners lost to the locals in extra time by 2-3. For Sochi, unfortunately, this defeat was the seventh in a row in the tournament. At the moment, the Kuban team occupies tenth place in the Western Conference, but still has a chance to get to the playoffs (for which it is necessary to be in the top eight).


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