The most active Pacific storm in the Far East over the past few months

April 6, 2013. One of the most active in recent months, southern cyclones — the perfect storm Transition — now moves along the Japanese coast in the north-east and south approaching the Far East of Russia. Due to the complex and dangerous adverse weather in the region, declared a storm warning.

On Saturday, all day elements raging in the south of Primorye and Khabarovsk Territory, and on Sunday night, will include in its orbit Sakhalin and South Kuril Islands. In general revelry element is expressed in strong rainfall in different phase states and gale-force wind. Pose a serious threat to black ice and wet snow on the wires of power lines. Daily precipitation exceeded 30 seats, and the southern Kurils — 50 mm. In northern Sakhalin played out a blizzard when visibility is less than 300 meters.

Oceanographers have warned about the dangerous sea state. In the southern part of the Tatar Strait, off the southeastern coast of Sakhalin Island and on the Pacific side of the islands of Kunashir and Iturup wave height can be up to 6 meters. Catch up on the tide will dangerous Sea-level rise may damage coastal infrastructure. In the southern part of the Okhotsk Sea storm is expected (35-40 m / s).

As a result of heavy precipitation and strong warming in the rivers in the southern regions are expected water level rise by 0.5-1.5 meters, ice and ice jams.

During the transition period, when there is an increase in temperature contrasts between north and south, the Pacific storms traditionally active. But this storm exceeds the average long-term performance.

Source: News Gismeteo

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