Water logging threatens the center and south of Sakhalin on Wednesday night

Water logging threatens the center and south of Sakhalin on Wednesday nightHeavy rains, which are expected on Thursday night in the central and southern Sakhalin, can lead to a rise in the water level in rivers and flooding, according to RIA Novosti on Wednesday representative EMERCOM Russia's Sakhalin region.

According to forecasters, on the night of August 23 in the Dolinsky, Kholmsk, Aniva, Nevel, Korsakov, Makarov, Tomari, Uglegorsk, Poronayskiy (including Vakhrushev), Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsk, Smirnykhovsky Tymovsk and regions as well as in South Sakhalinsk expected heavy rain (15 — 29 millimeters), places — very strong (more than 30 mm). Day of August 23 and the next day on the rivers of southern and central areas of the island of Sakhalin expected sharp rise in water levels of 0.5 — 2 m, the possibility of water on the floodplain.

"EMERCOM Russia's Sakhalin region warned that there could be disruptions to transportation and other facilities of the economy. Residents of areas should be restricted from traveling outside settlements for the duration of warning," — said in a statement.

Strength and the means necessary to eliminate possible effects of the cyclone, are ready to respond. The situation relating to the passage of the cyclone, is controlled by the duty shift of the Center for Crisis Management (CMC) MES of Russia in the Sakhalin region. In the administration of these areas are directed emergency alert in response to the recommendations.

In August, in the Sakhalin region dominated several rain storms. Storm warnings for heavy rainfall in Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands were declared 10, 13, 16 and 19 August.

Last Tuesday, in Dolinsky, Kholmsk, Aniva, Nevel, Korsakov and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk experienced heavy rains (15-29 millimeters). As a result of rising water levels in the river were flooded Lopatinka few houses of the village Gornozavodsk. Rescuers evacuated 24 people caught in the drain.

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