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Cyclones with heavy rain and strong wind closed elementary schools and airports on the Kamchatka Peninsula on Friday
The administration of the regional center, where two-day precipitation accounted for 87 percent of the monthly norm, told Tass elementary school classes have been cancelled. The airport of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, which planned to resume local flights after a two-day break, said they will remain suspended on Friday. Wind has intensified overnight to 33 meters per second in the administrative center, according to the local weather service, which said the cyclones would rage over Kamchatka until Monday. Heavy rain and wind caused several electricity outages in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, however the local power utility said there were no major accidents. The local emergencies center also reported no emergency situations. However, an emergency situation was declared in a settlement in Khabarovsk region on the mainland, where 1300 people remained without electricity. Wet snow and wind at a speed of 30 meters per second broke electricity transmission lines to the settlement of Ayan. The local emergencies center said repairmen succeeded to restore heat supplies in the settlement, however the school and the kindergarten were closed on Friday.
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