In Magadan oblast is a powerful cyclone

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Incomerate in fotoreceptori in a Blizzard. Archival photoIn Magadan oblast is a powerful cyclone© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Uncovereth the image Bank

Rescuers on Saturday distributed emergency warning about the arrival in Magadan oblast of the powerful cyclone with strong winds and blizzards, which can lead to emergency situations, according to Fire and rescue centre (SSC) of the Kolyma river.

The arrival of the cyclone expected on January 21-22.

«There is a possibility of occurrence of emergency situations on the whole territory of the Magadan region connected with damage (breakage) of power lines and communication lines, sticking of snow on wires and trees, disruption of all modes of transport, disruption of road and municipal services, formation of snow drifts on the roads, the occurrence of road traffic accidents», — stated in the message.

Rescuers warn about possible violation of landfast ice in the Okhotsk sea, therefore advised residents not to go out on the ice.