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PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY, November 25 (Itar-Tass) —— Air service has been suspended between Russia’s Far Eastern Kamchatka Peninsula and the rest of Russia because of a snow cyclone that hit the peninsula, a spokesman for the Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky airport told Itar-Tass on Friday.
The spokesman however noted that the airport is open to receive arriving planes but the decision it taken by pilots. Thus, a jet of the Siberia airline en route from Novosibirsk opted to land in Khabarovsk. A flight of a Transaero’s jet from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Moscow has been suspended till the morning of November 26.
According to weather service, Kamchatka’s southern areas are still gripped by the snow cyclone, which came from the island of Sakhalin. The wind velocity in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky is reported to reach 20 meters per second, while in Kamchatka’s south-western coastal area the wind gusts reach 25 meters per second.
Classes have been cancelled at Kamchatka’s elementary schools. Traffic police asks car owners not to use their cars because of heaps of snow on roads.
An avalanche warning has been issued in mountainous areas. Tourists and hunters are strongly recommended to refrain from trips to mountains till November 28.
According to weather forecasts, the weather is expected to improve during the day on November 26.