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On the Kuriles a hurricane from the Sea of ​​Japan is coming - EastRussia | Far East






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A hurricane from the Sea of ​​Japan is approaching the Kurils

To the south of Sakhalin on Tuesday, a cyclone that formed over the south of the Sea of ​​Japan collapsed, a heavy snowfall is taking place, a snowstorm is increasing, the wind speed reaches 25 m / s, according to the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Sakhalin Region. By morning the wind of hurricane force is expected on the Kuriles.

With reference to the weather service reported avalanche danger. According to the administration of Dolinsk, a bus passenger service on the routes Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk-Poronaysk, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk-Makarov, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk-Uglegorsk was closed from 12.00 local time. Motorists recommended to refrain from traveling in the direction of Poronaisk, Uglegorsk, Makarov and Dolinsky areas.

The height of the waves in the Tatar Strait reaches 7 m. The ferry crossing of Kholmsk-Vanino is closed from Monday. All three operating on the ferry line wait for the invasion of the elements in Vanino. As expected, the ferry will resume work on Thursday evening.

Flights to the Kuril Islands have been canceled. The cyclone is gaining strength, simultaneously, shifting in a northeasterly direction. According to forecasts of weather forecasters, tomorrow bad weather will leave Sakhalin, but will come to the Kurile Islands. A hurricane wind is expected in the territories of the South Kuril and Kuril regions. Its strength will reach 35 m / sec. The administrations of the districts reported that all necessary measures have been taken to respond to possible critical situations.

Further, the Pacific cyclone will shift to Kamchatka. The Emergencies Ministry's Kamchatka Krai, citing weather forecasters, said that bad weather on Wednesday will have an impact on Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Vilyuchinsk, as well as on Elizovsky and Ust-Bolsheretsky districts, where 10 of January is expected to have snowfalls of different intensity. The wind speed on the southwest coast can reach 30 m / s, on the southeast coast - 20 m / s. The agency recommended that the population refrain from driving onto the roads at this time, and to tourists and travel agencies from refusing to the routes.