Frozen Lake Khuvsgul safe for Ice Festival

2017-02-15 14:59:06

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In anticipation of the upcoming annual Ice Festival 2017, which will take place on March 3-4, the organizing committee measured the thickness of the ice on the Lake Khuvsgul. The measurements were carried out at four main points, as directed by the Governor of Khuvsgul province.

The ice is 86-90 cm thick, which experts deem safe for organizing the grand festival. The organizing committee consists of the head of the Search Division of the Provincial Emergency Department, specialist from the Khuvsgul National Park authority, stationary engineer of the Information and Research Institute of Meteorology, Hydrology and Environment, ground and maritime transport inspector from the General Agency for Specialized Inspection and head of the Traffic Police division of the Police Department.

The committee released a warning for the visitors, advising them to travel only through the marked routes and avoid the boundaries, highlighted by black and white lines.