Magadan, Oct 10 — RIA Novosti, Lyudmila Shcherbakov. Rescuers on Monday extended the Kolyma storm warning in bringing to the region a powerful snow storm, told RIA Novosti deputy head of the press service of the Russian GUMCHS Magadan Anna Baryshev.
"Heavy snow and strong wind gusts of up to 12 meters per second brought another cyclone, which came to the Kolyma. Occurrence of emergency in Olsk, Omsukchan and North Evensky areas. May be irregularities in the housing facilities," — said the agency interlocutor.
According to her, rescuers predict the possibility of a state of emergency at the municipal level, including — gusts communication lines and power lines, blockade mountain sections of roads, as the growth of an accident in icy conditions.
"Rescuers appealed to motorists with a request not to leave the settlements. Now on the pass blizzard and zero visibility," — said Baryshev.
She noted that the weather forecast, the cyclone will stay on the Kolyma River until Wednesday.