Students in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky go on vacation early

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Perhiperal in fotobanka on the roof. Archival photoStudents in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky go on vacation early© RIA Novosti / Alexander Perhiperal the image Bank

Schoolchildren of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky will go on a winter vacation before the planned term — on December 28, changes in educational process were made by the cyclone, told RIA Novosti the mayor of the regional center.

A powerful cyclone hit the South of Kamchatka on Tuesday. He brought to the Peninsula by heavy precipitation and wind. Tuesday classes in schools of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky have been cancelled. By the evening of 26 December due to adverse weather conditions and the difficult situation on the roads, the city authorities decided to prematurely cancel classes in educational institutions and environment.

«Classes in the urban schools had to continue until the end of the week, but since Thursday on the Kamchatka Peninsula waiting for the approach of another cyclone, it was decided to send the kids on vacation ahead of time — from December 28,» — said the press service of the administration of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

They added that a few days will not affect the educational process and students will be able to catch up in the next quarter, which will begin immediately after the holidays.

However, in the city hall note that all objects of social sphere cleared of snow. To the territories of clinics, kindergartens, schools and other institutions there is access for transport. All on roads of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on Wednesday, has 88 units on the roads, 47 of them in driveways.

According to weather forecasts, to the shores of Kamchatka moving the next cyclone, which will begin to influence the weather on the Peninsula on the night of 28 December. To improve the weather is expected only on December 30.