Tropical typhoon "Sunbeam", the most powerful of those that came in Primorye in September for the past 20 years, has fallen to Vladivostok.
"Sunbeam" was formed on September 10 off the coast of the Philippines. 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. Few days "Sunbeam" is on the verge of becoming supertyphoon.
In Primorye, heavy rains began in southern region on Monday, September 17th, in the evening breeze in Vladivostok increased to 18 meters per second, gusts reached about 25 meters per second.
"Rainfall in Vladivostok continued until Tuesday morning, when the city was still under the epicenter of the typhoon. Now" Sunbeam "is shifted to the north, and its impact on the weather in Vladivostok decreases. The south edge of the verse wind, precipitation, have almost disappeared. The north edge of the Tuesday and Wednesday More will be heavy rain, but the overall impact of the typhoon is reduced throughout the region ", — stated in the regional weather center.
According to the administration of Primorye, for the last day in different areas of the province fell from 50 to 127 millimeters of rain.
"Heavy rain caused the water level rise of 1 to 1.5 meters in the upper reaches of the Ussuri, Arsenyevka, muddy, Razdolnaya. In the lower reaches of the river flooding is expected in 2-5 days. Also documented the rise of water in the rivers and Olga Lazo areas, without prejudice settlements and the economy, "- said in a statement.
Law enforcement agencies, public utilities complex and essential services continue to run on high alert.