Ferries to the islands suspended in Vladivostok because typhoon

Maritime Company "Mortrans" because of the storm and prolonged rains caused by typhoon "Sunbeam", canceled flights foot boats and ferries to the islands of Vladivostok, RIA representative organization.

Powerful typhoon "Sunbeam" appeared on September 10 in the Philippines. He 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 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" roughly follows the path of supertyphoon "Bolaven."

Due to the approach of typhoon "Sunbeam" rescuers Primorye went into high alert on Friday night. On Monday morning, the south edge of a heavy rain, the evening breeze in Vladivostok increased to 18 meters per second, gusts reached about 25 meters per second.

"Due to the strong wind and rough sea in Vladivostok canceled all passenger ferries and boats to the islands of Russian, Popov and Reinicke. Only ferry service now operates across the Golden Horn to the Cape Churkin," — said the source.

According to him, due to the continued wind Ferry recovery time is still unknown.

"Ferries will walk like a storm warning will be removed," — said the source.

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