YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK, October 21 – RIA Novosti. The roof of the district hospital in Uglegorsk Sakhalin blown off by strong winds on Friday, the press service of the main Department of EMERCOM of Russia across the Sakhalin region.
“As a result of the passage of the cyclone in Uglegorsky district were damaged the roof of one of the buildings of the regional hospital area of about 100 square meters”, — stated in the message.
Before the press service of the main Department of EMERCOM of Russia on the Sakhalin region warned of the possibility of natural hazards in connection with the passage of the cyclone. In the Northern and Central parts of the island expect heavy rain and wind. On the South of the island – strong winds up to 27 meters per second without rain. Later, the press service disseminated information about the dangers of the sea. In particular, in the Tatar Strait, where the ferry Kholmsk (Sakhalin) – Vanino (Khabarovsk territory), the waves can reach six meters. On Friday morning, the crossing was closed until Saturday morning.
Thursday night on Sakhalin because of the danger of the degradation pathways has suspended rail service on several routes: Kholmsk – Chekhov, Holmsk – Tomari and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk – Korsakov.
The brunt of the cyclone, according to weather forecasts, will be in the Kuril Islands. “Currently, the center of the cyclone located over the Central part of the Kuril Islands”, — reported in the MOE. On Friday morning the wind speed on the Kunashir, Shikotan and Iturup reached 30 meters per second. Off the coast of Iturup and Shikotan expected dangerous seas.
In the Kuril (Iturup) and South Kuril areas (Kunashir and Shikotan) on Friday canceled classes in schools in all settlements, have informed RIA of news in the departments of civil defense and emergencies of local governments. Until all life support systems on the Kuril Islands are operating normally.