Heavy snow paralyzes St. Petersburg

Up to 50 cm (20 inches) of snow in the forecast.

12 Jan 2016 – In St. Petersburg on Tuesday morning started strong snowstorm, which continues.

On Tuesday and Wednesday in the city and the region could fall to 30-50 centimeters (12 to 20 inches) of snow reports “TV Center”.
http://www.tvc.ru/news/show/id/84284

Petersburg paralyzed by strong blizzard.

In social networks users write about the terrible traffic jams in the central regions.

In some areas of expected strong winds up to 18 meters per second.

http://www.sobaka.ru/city/city/42837

Thanks to Argiris Diamantis for these links