In the Sakhalin region to eliminate the consequences of the cyclone that struck on October 4 at the Kuril Islands. The main impact of elements occurred on the Islands of Iturup and Kunashir – the force of the wind there was up to forty meters per second, reported on the website of the head and government of the region.

In the Kuril urban district (Iturup) in the evening of October 4 there is no phone connection and the Internet, affected about twenty buildings, gusts of wind damaged the roof of the city of bath, school of arts, and several private houses, reported head of the municipality of George Mitrik to the Governor of the region Oleg Kozhemyako.

In Juzhno-Kuril’sk (Kunashir) wind gusts also damaged several private houses and administrative buildings, the report said.

At the same time housing and communal services of the region, the ferry and the airport of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk works normally notify the authorities.

Mitrik Kozhemyako announced that the forces for the rapid elimination of the consequences of the cyclone in the city district enough. “But we lack the necessary materials: slate, iron sheets, lumber, – he complained. – When available, we are ready to start work today and just a few days to repair all the buildings.”

Kozhemyako said in response that the delivery of construction materials to the Kuril Islands should begin on Wednesday. “All the consequences of the natural disaster we have to eliminate in the shortest terms”, – he said and instructed the heads of municipal districts to urgently prepare a plan for repair of buildings damaged from the disaster.

According to the regional emergencies Ministry, in the result of the passage of the cyclone in the Kuril and South Kuril areas were damaged roofing and facades of buildings on a total area of 290 sq. m. On removing the aftermath of the cyclone involved 65 people and 27 units of equipment, the report said.

According to the Department of 15:00 local time on 5 October, infrastructure in the region are operating normally, and the center of the cyclone is already in the Pacific.



The cyclone left the Kuril Islands without Internet and telephone 05.10.2016

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