The first snow fell on the north of Sakhalin in the last days of September, this is the earliest date of the formation of snow cover on the island for the entire period of meteorological observations, told RIA Novosti Sahgidrometeotsentra.
"First Snow in the north of the island is fixed for 28 September, and on September 30 to form the first snow, the height of it was in Tymovsk — 11 centimeters, Honore — 25 centimeters," — said the source.
According to him. this is the earliest date of formation of the snow cover in all the years of observation of the weather in Sakhalin.
As previously reported, the cyclone with wet snow and strong wind power was broken eight localities in the central part of Sakhalin. On Friday night in the wind and sleet was icing cables. This caused damage to a number of power lines. The result was partially disrupted electricity and villages Buyukly Pobedino Smirnykhovsky area Tym Red, White, Clear, zoning, and Voskresenovka Tymovsk Kirov region.
According to forecasters, the snow on the north of the island, and will go on the weekend. Improvement in the weather (slight warming) is expected only on Tuesday.