VLADIVOSTOK, November 6 Electricity supply, disrupted due to the cyclone, has been partially restored in Vladivostok, emergency restoration work continues, a representative of the city mayor’s office told reporters.
In Vladivostok, according to data in the morning, two monthly norms of precipitation fell – 63 millimeters; by 13.00 (06.00 Moscow time) the amount of precipitation increased to 83.5 millimeters with a monthly norm of 36 millimeters, Primhydromet reported. In the regional capital, roads were flooded, and some city residents were left without electricity.
“”Power supply has been restored to houses on Kalinina, Lipovaya, Nadibaidze, … streets (23 streets in total – ed.),” said a representative of the municipality, adding that emergency restoration work continues.
A storm warning is in effect in Primorye due to the approach of an active southern cyclone to the coast of the region. On Monday night it started to rain in the region and snow in the north. A state of emergency has been introduced in the Lesozavodsky and Dalnerechensky urban districts of Primorye. Freezing rain fell in Lesozavodsk, local residents published photos and videos of trees breaking under the weight of icy branches. Authorities reported that due to the freezing rain, power lines were damaged, wires were torn, more than 2 thousand people were left without electricity, and about 200 trees were knocked down. In the Dalnerechensky urban district, more than 2 thousand houses were left without electricity, including 140 apartment buildings, where over 9 thousand people live. In general, power outages are observed in seven regions of Primorye.
Schools in the Lesozavodsky and Dalnerechensky urban districts have been transferred to a distance learning format since November 7. Free attendance has been introduced in schools of the Khanka municipal district.