In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky because of stormy weather canceled all mass New Year events in the city center. Spoil the party people of the city had to security reasons.
Local authorities told Itar-Tass that the weather can only get worse. Peninsula covered powerful cyclone from Japan, which brought the stormy wind, sleet and snow storm. In the south-west of Kamchatka meteorologists recorded gusts up to 35 m / s. In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky wind speed until a little less – 17 m / s, but even that was enough to townspeople had to forget about street festivals. In the near future a vortex that sweeps at 90 km / h, the wind will increase to 28 m / s in the regional center and to hurricane 48 m / s at the coast.
Kamchatka emergencies department transferred to the Navy storm warning. Masters of vessels recommended to provide enhanced measures for crew safety. Residents of southern Kamchatka recommended to be careful not to leave the settlements. For those who are going to meet the holiday hunting or in the mountains, too, was advised to stay home.
According to forecasts, the weather will improve on the Kamchatka peninsula until January 2.