Maritime rescuers went into high alert due to typhoon

 Maritime Rescue workers in connection with the promotion of the region of a powerful tropical typhoon "Sunbeam" (Sanba) went on high alert, said Friday at a press conference in Vladivostok Head EMERCOM the edge Alexander Agafonov.

Powerful typhoon "Sunbeam" appeared on September 10 in the Philippines. According to weather forecasts, on Monday night, he will bring to the Far East gale heavy rain. This typhoon was the 16th of the season in the northwest Pacific Ocean. According to the center of tracking and forecasting of typhoons in Tokyo, at 10.00 MSK 13 September the maximum wind speed at the center of "Sunbeam" was 50 meters per second, with gusts up to 70 meters per second. "Sunbeam" is already on the verge of becoming a supertyphoon — in this class typhoons pass when the maximum wind speed in them is 51 meters per second. According to meteorologist RF Sunbeam approximately repeats the trajectory supertyphoon "Bolaven."

"The forces and means of rescue, utility, road, and other emergency services in all municipalities moved to high alert. Promotion typhoon" Sunbeam "is controlled Primgidrometa and specialists EMERCOM Russia for the Primorye Territory and operational services in the region," — said Agafonov.

He noted that, as predicted by weather forecasters, September 17, rain is expected in the Maritime region. The south edge of the 12 hours may fall to 40 millimeters of rain. Night and day, September 18 expected to be very heavy rain with rainfall of up to 70 millimeters in some areas — up to 130 millimeters. Wind gusts along the coast could reach up to 28 meters per second, "- said Agafonov.

"According to the forecast, the typhoon will have the greatest impact on the October, Ussuri, Nadezhda, Michael, Chuguev, Spassky areas. Obraovany all municipal authorities warned of the coming typhoon," — said the head of State MOE.

According to him, it is projected that in most rivers edge expected sharp rise in the water level of 1.5 — 2 meters in the river basin Razdolnaya — up to 4 meters with the flooding of farmland, roads, bridges nizkovodnyh.

"Rescuers avoid emergencies … asking residents and visitors to the edge of the typhoon did not go to the coast, rivers and lakes, to postpone a trip to rest, hunt, fish," — said Agafonov.

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