On Sakhalin for three days, shut down the ferry

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Krasnogvar on Sakhalin. Archival photoOn Sakhalin for three days, shut down the ferry© RIA Novosti / Sergey Krasnouhov

Ferry Kholmsk — Vanino connecting Sakhalin with the mainland, was closed for three days in connection with who came to the island a powerful cyclone, told RIA Novosti on Monday the Deputy Director of tehk Transservis» Gennady Kotlikov.

«The crossing was closed right after the last of the ferries called at the port of Vanino, now the weather wait out there all three dizelelektrohoda «Sakhalin sea shipping company» «Sakhalin-8» and «Sakhalin-9 and Sakhalin-10″. To resume the movement is planned on 28 December,» said Kulikov.

According to forecasters, in the Tatar Strait is currently stormy, the wind speed reaches hurricane levels. The height of the waves can reach seven metres.

On the eve of the Ministry of emergency situations warned about coming to Sakhalin the powerful cyclone, which on Monday and Tuesday affected 15 districts of the Sakhalin oblast. Expected strong wind and snow more than 20 meters per second, on the coasts of more than 30 meters per second.