Active cyclone caused a storm off the coast of Kamchatka

Kamchatka rescuers on Saturday warned residents about the arrival in the region of an active cyclone, which brought storm and caused a great storm in the Bering Sea, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Far Eastern regional center of Russian Emergencies Ministry.

"According to the forecasts of Roshydromet, on Saturday night in the Bering Sea and the northern coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula in two days is expected severe storm, in which the height of waves can reach 8-10 meters," — said the source.

According to him, the captains of commercial and fishing vessels at sea, received a storm warning. They asked to wait out bad weather in the bays and coastal bays.

"According to the forecast of weather forecasters on Sunday night in towns and Karaginskiy Olyutorsky regions of Kamchatka and on the slopes Tilichiki — Korf Ossora — Karaga expected snowstorm," — said the source.

He noted that the Kamchatka rescuers due to blizzard asking drivers to be careful on the roads, observe the speed limit, as far as possible to give up long-distance travel.

"The forces and means EMERCOM of Russia on Kamchatka region ready to respond to possible emergency situations. Addition, local authorities, the police, the leaders of ports and ship owners informed about possible emergencies," — said the source.

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