Sakhalin Typhoon coming on «Talk»

© AP Photo / NASA/ Scott KellyТайфун. Archival photoSakhalin Typhoon coming on «Talk»© AP Photo / NASA/ Scott Kelly

Typhoon «Talim» that Monday’s can bring to Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands hurricane winds and heavy precipitation is moving to Sakhalin island at a speed of 70 kilometers per hour, reported RIA Novosti the representative of the Sakhalin management of Rosgidromettsentra.

«Now the cyclone is located at the 40th parallel, far North of the Japanese island of Honshu, but is moving towards us very quickly so literally in the next few hours to begin its action,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

The effect of the Typhoon have already begun to feel the residents of the South Kuril (Kunashir, Shikotan), wind there is increasing and now reaches 17 meters per second.

In a press-service of the mayor of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk reported that schools canceled classes of the second shift.

The press service of EMERCOM of Russia in the Sakhalin region reported earlier that across the southern part of Sakhalin as well as in Smirnykh, Uglegorsk poronajskiy and areas projected to be very strong rain (30 mm or more in 12 hours), wind speeds of 25-30 meters per second, with hurricane speed gusts 33 to 38 meters per second.

According to rescuers, on Tuesday at the rivers of Sakhalin expected sharp rise in water levels of one meter. The increasing wind speed of 35-40 meters per second, heavy rain (15-49 mm, sometimes 50 mm or more in 12 hours) also projected in southern-Kuril and Kuril (Iturup) regions.

The height of the waves in the sea in some areas can reach nine metres, possible flooding of coastal structures, added to GUMCHS.

The main impact of the Typhoon will be in the second half of the day Monday and the first half of Tuesday night, forecasters say. By Tuesday morning precipitation is not expected, as the hurricane.

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