MOE called the weather forecasters the wind does not require notification of the population
MOE said that he had received the forecast of Roshydromet, only 29 may — the day of the hurricane. The prognosis, according to the Ministry, did not fall under the category of emergencies requiring emergency notification of the population.
In the EMERCOM of Russia said that the forecast of Roshydromet on the wind in Moscow on may 29 did not fall under the category of emergencies requiring emergency notification of the population.
“According to the classification of EMERCOM of Russia, which defines “levels of risk” and the procedure of informing and warning received the prediction [Roshydromet] did not fall under the criteria of “emergency”, as the wind speed is expected at least 25 m/s, i.e. up to 17-22 m/s. Another forecast of Roshydromet was received was not”, — quotes “Interfax” words of the representative office.
The interviewee said that in connection with the received forecast, the Agency carried out only informing about adverse weather conditions through the media, social networks, websites of the regional EMERCOM of Russia and SMS. He explained that informing the population by means of short SMS-messages is not the primary method of informing the public as the “highest message delivery time to the end-user and a minimum percentage of population coverage in terms of capabilities of mobile operator”.
In the MOE added that the warning from the Central Department of Hydrometeorology received 29 may. The forecast corresponds to the so-called yellow danger level of Roshydromet, in which the “possible adverse effects in the form of rain, thunderstorms, wind gusts”. The Ministry stressed that this information was promptly reported to the authorities.
In the MOE noted that in accordance with the yellow danger level, the world should prepare for “the usual for this area of adverse weather events, which at times may create a threat to certain types of socio-economic activities”, such as a power outage.
Earlier in the Central Department of Hydrometeorology RBC reported that the MOE has warned of a sharp wind on Saturday, may 27, two days before the hurricane.
Sharp deterioration of weather in the Metropolitan area occurred on 29 may. According to the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin, the wind gusts damaged the roof of 243 houses, 135 of lighting poles and about 2 thousand cars. Because of the hurricane were knocked down 14 thousand trees. Due to this weather affected more than 100 people. According to recent reports, the victims of the hurricane were 11 people.
Bad weather affected the mode of operation of the Moscow transportation: disruption occurred in the subway trains, trains and trains. The representative of “Aeroflot” in an interview with RBC said that due to a strong gust of wind, “the two aircraft received minor damage in the form of small scratches and small dents”.
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