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Second strong cyclone for last week approaches Primorsky territory

July 19, 2013, 9:00 UTC+3

The cyclone will hit the south of the territory and the Primorye capital in a few hours

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VLADIVOSTOK, July 19 (Itar-Tass) - The second strong cyclone for the last week approached the Primorsky Territory. The cyclone will hit the south of the territory and the Primorye capital in a few hours, the united duty dispatcher’s service and the emergency situation department of the Vladivostok authorities told Itar-Tass on Friday. Heavy rains with stormy winds are expected within a next day.

According to the weather forecast, a half month norm of precipitation is possible in Vladivostok next night. All city emergency services are put on standby. The Vladivostok authorities do not rule out a water discharge from the Bogatinsky and Pionersky dam lakes in Vladivostok and subsequently a flooding of the valleys of the rivers Sedanka and Bogataya.

A tropical cyclone, which turned in the typhoon Soulik on its way, was raging over the Primorsky Territory just several days ago. All emergency services prepared beforehand to the cleanup of the aftermaths of the natural disaster and major breakdowns were averted. However, the holidaymakers and the employees of the children’s summer camp had to be evacuated in the Lazovsky district of the territory over a higher water level in the river for the past day.

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