Typhoon "Sunbeam" for the night brought down the Primorye monthly rainfall, the strongest rains occurred in the Lazo, and Olginskiy Dalnegorsk areas, said at a press conference, the chief forecaster Primgidrometa Elena Gridneva.
Powerful typhoon "Sunbeam" was formed on September 10 in the Philippines. Typhoon became the 16th of the season in the northwest Pacific Ocean. According to the center of tracking and forecasting of typhoons in Tokyo, the maximum wind speed at the center of "Sunbeam" was 50 meters per second, with gusts up to 70 meters per second. "Sunbeam" is on the verge of becoming a supertyphoon — in this class typhoons pass when the maximum wind speed in which more than 50 meters per second.
Due to the approach of Typhoon Primorye "Sunbeam" rescue services are in high alert.
"Almost a day in the Primorsky Territory had the monthly rainfall, or close to that. Heaviest snowfalls were in the Lazo, and Olginskiy Dalnegorsk areas. Surprisingly much rainfall as in Vladivostok" — said Gridneva.
She said that in Vladivostok for Monday fell 21 millimeters of precipitation, and at night — another 87 millimeters.
"Now the typhoon moves north, and during the day he will still have an impact on northern Primorye," — said Gridneva.
According to her, at the same time in the Maritime region could fall for about 20-40 millimeters, while the environment in general, the weather got better.
"Then there will be a long period of rain, when it will be possible to recover and eliminate the effects of typhoon" Sunbeam "- said Gridneva.
According to the First Deputy Chief of the Russian Emergencies Ministry in the Primorsky Territory Oleg Shekhovtseva, MES was ready for the arrival of the typhoon, so rescuers prevented serious accidents in the province.
"The difficult situation in the Lazo is an area where the water from spilling over across the road there is a restriction of movement of cars and buses. Free travel is only for heavy trucks," — said at a press conference Shekhovtsev.
He said that this is the only road in the province, where there are restrictions due to flooding of the movement.
"Storm sewer in Vladivostok now cleared at the same time, there remain some congestion on city roads. Utilities operate in full" — said Shekhovtsev.
According to him, the situation in the city should be normalized to 14.00-16.00 local time (7.00-9.00 MSK) on Tuesday.