In Primorye, declared an emergency warning because of rains

emergency declared in Primorsky Krai, emergency warning of Gale force winds, thunderstorms and danger of flooding. The disaster is expected in the region of 21 – 22 June. It is reported by the GTRK “Vladivostok”, aired on TV channels “Russia 1” “Russia 24”.

most of the territory of Primorye will be showers with rainfall up to 40 mm in 12 hours. In some areas, predict thunderstorms and strong winds of up to 20 meters per second. On the rivers the possible rise of the water level to a height of 1.4 metres. Precipitation will begin Saturday evening and peak 2 o’clock, Sunday night.

In the Central areas of the province is expected flooding of farmland and low-lying areas of roads. Under forecasts of rescuers will also increase the number of accidents, undermining bridge piers, the blur of the roadway, flooding of farm structures and accidents on power lines.

earlier, the chief forecaster of Primorye announced the date of the arrival of a powerful shower. “June 20 will feel the breath of the Okhotsk sea. This day is expected to peak in the relative cold. Cold air masses collide with tropical air from China. The result will be heavy rains. The most intense rains are expected in the Khasan district and Vladivostok. Rainfall in three hours can reach 40 mm”, — said the head of Primgidromet Boris Kubay.

Text: GTRK “Vladivostok”