Dabar populiaru
Sužinokite daugiau
Pažymėkite klaidą tekste, pele prispaudę kairijį pelės klavišą

Cold spell in Lithuania claims life in Kaunas, several people suffer frostbites

Pūga Kaune
Aliaus Koroliovo nuotr. / Snowstorm in Kaunas
Šaltinis: BNS
0
A A

A man froze to death in Lithuania's second-largest city Kaunas over the weekend, cold temperatures caused injuries to a few more people in Šiauliai and Panevėžys, according to reports by doctors and the media.

Kaunas emergency doctors attempted to save a man who was reported to be laying on the snow under a bridge, Lietuvos Rytas daily reported. The man's body temperature had dropped to 21 degrees centigrade, all efforts to save him were futile.

Three homeless people suffered from hypothermia: two of them got their limbs frostbitten, and another was diagnosed with general hypothermia. They were all admitted to hospital, Panevėžys emergency unit told BNS. A homeless man was treated for frostbites to his feet in Šiauliai.

The cold spell claimed two lives in Lithuania last week – one in Alytus and one in Vilkaviškis.

Weather services say temperatures will remain well below zero this week, with nighttime temperatures dropping to -25 degrees Celsius in the end of the week.

BNS
Naujienų agentūros BNS informaciją atgaminti visuomenės informavimo priemonėse bei interneto tinklalapiuose be raštiško UAB „BNS“ sutikimo draudžiama.
Pažymėkite klaidą tekste, pele prispaudę kairijį pelės klavišą
Report mistake

Report mistake

Successfully sent

Thank you