VLADIVOSTOK, November 23 (Itar-Tass) — A storm warning has been issued in Russia’s Primorye hit by the strongest cyclone over this autumn season, the Vladivostok maritime rescue centre reports.
It said north-western winds with gusts up to 30 meters per second are expected and waves in the Sea of Japan will be 3.5 meters high. The cyclone will hover over Primorye for two days and on November 25 it will move to Sakhalin, bringing snowfalls and gale-force winds to the island.
Local ports have stopped operating in Primorye. Snowdrifts have hit Nakhodka, the largest port in Primorye.