24 October 2012, 08:17

Cyclone advancing on Kamchatka

Cyclone advancing on Kamchatka

A powerful cyclone with gale-force winds and heavy precipitation is advancing upon Kamchatka, the Russian Far East.

The atmospheric vortex, gathering strength, is heading from the direction of the Russian Maritime region, bearing rainstorms and sleet, accompanied by wind gusts of up to 20 meters per second, and likely to reach Kamchatka in the next few hours.

Residents of the area have received timely warnings.

An improvement in the weather is not expected before October 26.

Voice of Russia, Russia 24

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