Storm warning issued in Kamchatka informs the press service of the regional Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation, referring to the data of the Kamchatka Department for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring.
As meteorologists expect, the cyclone will approach the shores of the peninsula on Sunday, January 16. Dangerous seas are predicted in the Pacific Ocean in the morning – waves will reach 8-10 meters. In the evening of the same day, a dangerous phenomenon will spread to the Bering Sea, it will continue until the middle of the day on Monday.
At the same time, the rescuers note, “the settlements located on the coast are not threatened by the wind waves of the sea,” the waves are dangerous primarily for ships in the sea.
“The likelihood of emergencies associated with accidents and damage to ships (with possible oil spills that may pose a threat to environmental safety in coastal waters) has increased. In this regard, the heads of shipping companies whose ships may be in these areas are strongly It is recommended to take extra precautionary measures.
The Pacific cyclone will also touch the land, but it will mainly affect the territory of the Aleutsky municipal district, as well as the eastern part of the Ust-Kamchatsky region. There, according to meteorologists, snow is expected from January 16 to 20, from light to moderate, heavy, with gusts of storm, wind, snowstorm.
Rescuers warn of violations in the power supply system, complication of the situation on the roads, a possible fall of the roof and large-format structures.