Avalanches possible in 10 districts of the Sakhalin — MES

Rescuers warn of Sakhalin avalanche danger in the ten districts of the region, according to the press service of the regional Emergencies Ministry.

"According to the forecast center Sahgidrometa avalanche, avalanche in Kholmsk, Nevel, Dolinsky, Makarov, Uglegorsk, Smirnykhovsk, Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsk, Tomari, Aniva areas and urban districts and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk," — said in a statement.

Rescuers recommend hunters, skiers, hikers avoid movement on the slopes, where there is no tree cover. Organizations and agencies, the objects which are located in avalanche areas to carry out activities in view of the alert.

According to statistics from the last gathering of avalanches in the south of the island is in the middle of April, in the central regions — in the middle of May. Now the avalanche hazard areas in Sakhalin and the Kurils are over 30 cities, including Nevelsk, Kholmsk, Tomari, and sat Uglegorsk Sinegorsk, Chekhov, Novosibirsk, Bulls, Gornozavodsk, Shebunino and a number of railway stations and highways.

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