Defense Ministry test-launches RS-24 missile towards Kura proving groundMilitary & Defense September 20, 12:12
Suspects detained after cars set ablaze outside office of Mathilda director’s lawyerSociety & Culture September 20, 11:55
Russian tennis star Sharapova ready to compete at Tokyo 2020 OlympicsSport September 20, 11:33
Lavrov blasts 'fake' claims of Russian meddling in EU elections as ‘waste of time’Russian Politics & Diplomacy September 20, 11:11
Russian emergencies minister offers assistance to Mexico after devastating quakeRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 20, 10:58
Chinese missile frigate to be open for public in VladivostokMilitary & Defense September 20, 10:41
Ukraine’s Naftogaz files lawsuit with The Hague court over Crimea assetsBusiness & Economy September 20, 9:42
Both Washington and Moscow not satisfied with bilateral relations — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 20, 7:55
Situation with Russian, US diplomatic missions stabilized — TillersonWorld September 20, 7:07
PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY, October 8 (Itar-Tass) — A powerful cyclone with a squally wind and rains has approached the southern shores of the Kamchatka Peninsula from the direction of Japan. The Russian Ministry for Emergencies (RME) center for the Kamchatka Territory (KT) advised people to exercise caution.
An official at the Kamchatka hydrometeo center has told Itar-Tass that the atmospheric whirlwind is now felt most strongly on the south-eastern coast of the Peninsula. Gusts of wind at a velocity of 25 metres per second, accopanied with heavy raining, are observed there.
In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, in particular, wind velocity mounts up to 18 m/sec with a heavy rainfall. Elementary school classes in the city have been cancelled, the municipal Education Department announced.
The press service of the Kamchatka center of the RME issued a warning that adverse weather phenomena in Petropovavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Ust-Bolsheretsk, Yelizovo, Sobolevo, and in Milkovo in the south, will keep on until Monday evening. Tourist groups, who are on itineraries, hunters and fishermen have been recommended to stay in inhabited areas, waiting for adverse weather to pass and refraining from rafting downstream and hiking in the mountains.