Posted 7 февраля 11:53

Published 7 февраля 11:53

Modified 7 февраля 16:43

Updated 7 февраля 16:43

"The balconies were torn off!": a hurricane raged in the Krasnodar Territory (VIDEO)

7 февраля 2023, 11:53
A strong wind with gusts up to 34 meters per second caused numerous destructions in the Krasnodar Territory.

Roofs, balconies and facades of houses were damaged in cities, electric poles, public transport stops were knocked down, power lines were damaged.

The hurricane wind turned over heavy cast-iron benches in parks, overturned cars.

According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, due to the consequences of the disaster on the federal highway M4 "Don" from 15:00 on February 6, it was necessary to restrict the movement of heavy-duty vehicles with high sail.

Motorists were warned that it is extremely dangerous to drive personal cars during a hurricane.
Due to the squally wind on February 7, classes in schools were canceled in Gelendzhik, the mayor's office reported.

The Ministry of Emergency Situations warned that a storm warning is in effect in Gelendzhik. Over the next three days, the north-easterly wind will persist, in some places gusts will reach 38 m/s, waves up to 2.5 meters high will rise on the sea.

All city services are on high alert.