Powerful cyclone rains and wind came to Kamchatka

General Directorate of Emergency Situations Ministry for Kamchatka region issued early warnings of approaching the region of a powerful cyclone with rain and squally winds.

"On Monday, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, in the Elizovsky, Ust-Bolsheretsk, Sobolev areas and in the south district Milkovskiy places heavy rain. Adverse events continue until the end of the day," — said in a statement.

In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky because of bad weather canceled classes in primary schools. Wind force in the city is 18 meters per second.

Greatest impact of elements were southern coast of the peninsula. Here, according to meteorologist Kamchatka, squally wind gusts of more than 25 meters per second.

Violations of heat and electricity and communication, as well as accidents on socially significant and potentially dangerous objects registered.

MOE recommended limit travel outside populated areas, without needing to go out. Tour groups, as well as hunters and fishermen advised to wait out bad weather in the settlements.

Kamchatka rescuers went into high alert due to the cyclone.

The influence of the cyclone, according to weather forecasters, will be felt in the region is about one day.

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