Traffic banned at Tusheti road
11 October, 2017
Traffic banned at Tusheti road
Traffic movement has been banned due to avalanche threat and snow at the Pshaveli-Abano-Omalo road, Tusheti region, Georgia.

According to the Roads Department of Georgia, all necessary technique and equipment are mobilized at the scene to restore the movement shortly.

In Tusheti, which is located at the height of 1900-2400 meters above the sea level in the north-eastern part of Georgia, 52 villages are located. Most of them are empty.

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The road to Tusheti. Photo courtesy Badri Vadachkoria

The road to Tusheti is regarded as one of the most dangerous roads in the world and has been listed into BBC-s agenda. The road is cut on the 45% degree slopes and goes up to 3000 metres over into the first Chanchakhovani gorge of Tusheti.

Abano Pass is the only road leading to Tusheti. Usually, due to weather conditions, the road is closed between October and May.

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