Rescuers in Primorye on Friday declared an emergency alert at the weekend due to the approach of an active cyclone, which will bring in the region of heavy rain and wind, the press service of the regional Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation.
"In weather forecasts, on Saturday night and Sunday night in the southern and western areas of the province are expected heavy rain. 12 hours falls to 50 millimeters (monthly average) of precipitation," — said in a statement.
It is noted that on Sunday afternoon in the eastern half of the region, is expected to rain, sometimes very strong, in the east, the south-east wind on the coast of 17-22 meters per second.
"In this regard, it is projected emergencies related to difficulties in the operation of all types of transport, increase the number of accidents on the slopes of the local and federal levels, disturbances in the operation of the utility," — says the statement.