Typhoon-triggered landslide and delay trains in Vladivostok

Powerful typhoon "Sunbeam", brought in Primorye torrential rains triggered mudflows in Vladivostok, resulting in a delay of trains, said on Tuesday the transport management Interior Ministry in the Far Eastern Federal District.

Powerful typhoon "Sunbeam" appeared on September 10 in the Philippines. This typhoon was the 16th of the season in the northwest Pacific Ocean. According to the center of tracking and forecasting of typhoons in Tokyo, the maximum wind speed at the center of "Sunbeam" was 50 meters per second, with gusts up to 70 meters per second. "Sunbeam" is already on the verge of becoming a supertyphoon — in this class typhoons pass when the maximum wind speed in them is 51 meters per second.

"Because of the mud flows were delayed trains in the direction of" The Second River "- Cape Churkin," — said in a statement.

Earlier it was reported that the typhoon also caused the overflow and flooding in many areas of roads, which created serious problems in the operation of passenger and freight transport.

Because of overflow water through the pavement in the Lazo district of the region temporarily restricted movement of passenger transport in the areas: the village Sokolchi — Valentin, Lazo — Transformation, Nakhodka — Lazo.

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