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Kamchatka is preparing to avalanches

February 1 2008

Heavy snowfall on the Kamchatka Peninsula have caused the increased danger of avalanches from the slopes of volcanoes and hills. Gathering threat of large masses of snow will continue until February 3, in the mountainous areas of Ust-Kamchatsky, Milkovskiy, Yelizovo districts and within the boundaries of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Directors of companies, the leading work in the mountains, it is recommended to take security measures, athletes and tourists - to the extent possible refrain from visiting avalanche areas in the coming days.

Snowfalls have brought on the east coast of the peninsula frontal sections of the cyclone with its center in the Bering Sea. In Petropavlovsk, a few hours the snow depth increased by more than 30 centimeters. According to forecasters, strong winds and snowstorms in the Kamchatka region is not expected, but the snow will go about another day, reports Pravda.Ru .


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