Russian Emergencies Ministry has increased to nearly 15 thousand people grouping its operational forces in the regions of the Far Eastern Federal District (DFO) in anticipation of moving typhoon "Bolaven" (Bolaven) in Magadan and Sakhalin regions, according to the Office on Thursday.
"In high alert in six regions of DFO (Primorye, Khabarovsk Krai, the Jewish Autonomous Region, Amur, Magadan and Sakhalin regions) are 14.85 and 3.36 thousand thousand pieces of equipment," — said in a statement.
MOE notes that the group was considering bringing in high alert units departments in Sakhalin and Magadan regions.
According to some data the ministry, in the Khabarovsk Territory light due to typhoon disconnected in 14 localities, which are home to nearly 13,000 people. Power supply four settlements and four socially important objects have been restored. Fully planned to restore the flow of light at 12.00 MSK Thursday.
Formerly "Bolaven" left in three locations of the two regions of Primorye without electricity for almost 10 thousand people. Also, because of the typhoon lost electricity several districts of Birobidzhan and the ten villages of the Jewish Autonomous Region.
Typhoon originated in the southern latitudes Pacific, he had already passed south of Japan and came to the Korean peninsula. On Saturday, the wind speed at the center of disaster reached 70 meters per second, the wave height was up to ten meters. The last time this figure was recorded in 1956.