Emergencies Ministry warns of avalanche danger in the central part of Sakhalin

Regional Emergency Management warns of Sakhalin avalanche danger in the central part of the island, the press service of the ministry.

According to the avalanche service Sahgidrometa, January 18, there is a threat in some areas of the road May Day — in the District Smirnykhovsk area.

"Experts recommend hunters, skiers, hikers avoid movement on the slopes, where there is no tree cover. Organizations and departments, facilities are located in avalanche areas to carry out activities in view of the alert," — said in a statement.

According to statistics from the last gathering of avalanches in the south of the island is in the middle of April, in the central regions — in the middle of May. Now the avalanche hazard areas in Sakhalin and the Kurils are over 30 cities, including Nevelsk, Kholmsk, Tomari, and sat Uglegorsk Sinegorsk, Chekhov, Novosibirsk, Bulls, Gornozavodsk, Shebunino and a number of railway stations and highways.

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