Powerful storm threatens both the U.S. and Russia

Powerful storm raging in the Bering Sea, is coming to the west coast of the U.S. state of Alaska and the Chukotka Peninsula in Russia.
U.S. National Weather Service predicts that on the coast of the Chukchi Peninsula winds on Wednesday and Thursday will reach 112.7 kilometers per hour on the island of St. Lawrence in the Bering Strait — 120.7 kilometers per hour. On the west coast of Alaska this figure is expected to reach 64-88,5 kilometers per hour, according to ITAR-TASS
U.S. weather forecasters say the storm is close to a hurricane, causing the wave height may be 6 feet in the Chukchi Sea and up to 7.6 meters in the northern part of the Bering Sea basin. Gulf Coast Norton (mainland Alaska), the water level will rise by 9 feet above normal.

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