Due to drastic changes in weather conditions, SOCAR has restricted work on all open production facilities, in particular offshore platforms, and tightened security measures. The statement came from Ibrahim Ahmadov, the Deputy Head of the Public Relations Department of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR).
He said 82 workers at sea had been evacuated, and they will return to work after the weather improves.
The air temperature in Baku and Absheron peninsula will be 1-3 ° C day and night. Atmospheric pressure will increase from 758 mm Hg to 761 mmHg.
Rain and heavy snow are expected in the regions of Azerbaijan.