130% of the monthly rainfall fell in one day Petropavlovsk

Nearly 130% of the monthly norm of precipitation fell in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky for the day under the influence of the cyclone passing over the peninsula, according to the Kamchatka weather center.

Atmospheric vortex, who came from the Sea of Japan, started to influence the Kamchatka Peninsula on Monday night. In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Elizovsky area was complicated traffic, canceled classes in schools. Three villages were left without electricity because of wet snow on the wires.

"The biggest impact of elements caused by Elizovo district and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. At the regional center for the passage of the cyclone has dropped 187 millimeters of rain and wet snow — about 130% of the monthly norm. Temperatures in the southern regions of the peninsula has risen to the level and seven degrees Celsius "- said in a statement.

At present, according to forecasters, the cyclone moves to the north. Atmospheric vortex extended its influence to the Ust-Kamchatsky, Milkovsky, Karaga and Oljutor areas. Essential services and rapid response work in high alert.

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