August 14, 2013. Flooding in the Russian Far East may cease to top-mid-September, the situation will depend on the "behavior" of Pacific typhoons, said at a news conference in RIA Novosti the head of Hydromet Alexander Frolov.
"We will strongly depend on the Pacific typhoons. By early September, rainfall could decline, an unfavorable development of the situation may be (stop flooding) in mid-September, "- said Frolov.
He noted that even if the rains cease the beginning of September, the water will slowly leave the flooded areas, from 10 days to two weeks.
Since mid-July, the Amur Region, Khabarovsk, Primorye become a zone of intense rainfall, and the end of July the situation has sharply deteriorated. From July 1 to August 12, received more than 300 millimeters in some areas rainfall during those days was higher than the annual rate, in other areas fell 3-3.5 monthly norm.
In the next three days, meteorologists expect increased flooding in the Far East, where during this time may fall to the monthly norm of precipitation.