A powerful tropical typhoon "Sunbeam" (Sanba), reached the Korean Peninsula, on Monday morning began to influence the south of Primorye — there is a heavy rain, told RIA Novosti press secretary Barbara Primgidrometa Koridze.
Powerful typhoon "Sunbeam" appeared on September 10 in the Philippines. 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, 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 Primorye "Sunbeam" on Friday evening, rescue workers went on high alert.
"On Monday morning in southern Primorye started to rain. Particularly heavy precipitation are now in the Khasan district, where the influence of the weather began to provide typhoon" Sunbeam. "During the day, the rain will increase, more intense rainfall will be held in Vladivostok on Tuesday night," — representative said.
According to her, two days, during which the typhoon will affect the weather in Primorye Territory is expected rainfall of up to one month's normal. However, the weather forecasts for wind speed will increase to 25-28 meters per second.
"Right now, the typhoon is on the border between China and the Maritime Provinces. Today, he will move from the Korean Peninsula, moving north. Termination of precipitation is expected on Wednesday night," — said the interviewee.
She recalled that due to the passage of the typhoon in most rivers edge expected sharp rise in the water level of 1.5-2 meters, and in the basin Razdolnaya to 4 meters with possible flooding of gardens, roads and bridges nizkovodnyh.