VLADIVOSTOK, April 4 (Itar-Tass) — A powerful snow cyclone in the south of Sakhalin has paralysed the motor road, sea and air transport traffic. The airport of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk does no receive planes, the Vanino – Kholmsk ferry service is not working, the roads between the towns of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Korsakov, Kholmsk, Dolinsk, Nevelsk and other populated localities are closed. The wind speed reaches 30 metres per second, there is a strong snowstorm, visibility is less than 500 metres, according to weather forecasters.
c. The Sakhalin motor road administration receives information about cars stuck in snow, such reports are verified. Snow-cleaning equipment due to the extremely low visibility cannot start the road cleaning operation.