06 May 2013, Monday, 18:03

Storm warning is announced in Bashkiria

author: Olga Murtazina

In Bashkiria storm warning is announced: under the forecast of meteorologists, occasional squalls of wind are possible. The wind-speed increase to 21-26 metres per second (75-105 km/h) is expected, the head of the Bashkir Directorate of Hydrometeorology and Monitoring of Environment Yuriy Ferapontov informed.

According to Beaufort scale of wind, it is a storm, capable to drop trees, columns, damage roofs. Inhabitants of the republic faced similar results of natural disaster in 2007.

The probability of emergency situations occurrence increases: breakages of electric mains and communications, collapses of fairly fixed, large-format and shabby structures, the Bashkir Ministry for Emergency Measures warns.