Sakhalin energy has resulted in the increased readiness

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Krasnoukhova in photobacteria cyclone. Archival photoSakhalin energy has resulted in the increased readiness© RIA Novosti / Sergey Krasnoukhova the image Bank

Brigade engineers on Sakhalin is given in the mode of increased readiness in connection with the passage of a powerful cyclone, reports on Monday a press-service of «Sakhalinenergo».

«This morning, 46 emergency repair and operational teams «Sakhalinenergo»: 164 people and 61 pieces of equipment transferred in the mode of increased readiness for liquidation of consequences of the cyclone, which struck the island. According to forecasters, the expected strong snowstorm, the wind up to 40 meters per second, sticking of wet snow,» — said in the message.

Earlier, the Ministry of emergency situations warned of a strong cyclone, which affected 15 districts of Sakhalin on Monday and Tuesday. Expected strong wind and snow more than 20 meters per second, on the coasts of more than 30 meters per second. For three days closed ferry Sakhalin – continent, several schools canceled classes. Due to the strong winds closed the ski resort «Mountain air».