Under Magadan, the boat lost during the storm

© RIA Negotiater of EMERCOM of Russia. Archival photoUnder Magadan, the boat lost during the storm© RIA Novosti

Rescuers on Friday moved to help the private boat, adrift in Okhotsk sea, 80 kilometers from Magadan, on Board five people, reported RIA Novosti head of Magadan branch of the far Eastern regional search and rescue team of EMERCOM of Russia Pavel Klochkov.

«The boat stood at anchor near Cape Taran. The team asked for help. In the sea of Okhotsk is now a violent storm, so to stay a long time at anchor for a long time unsafe. And just I was told that the rescuers found the boat and pulled him in tow,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, to reach Magadan rescuers will be a long time: due to the stormy weather we have to move slowly.

«We expect that the rescuers and the rescued people arrive in Magadan night. According to our information, the state of health of all five on Board the boat are in no danger,» said the source.