Agricultural enterprises of Sakhalin have suffered major losses due to cyclones

Agricultural enterprises of Sakhalin have suffered major losses due to cyclones


Heavy rainfall caused floods, potapivka more than 70 private homes on the island of Sakhalin. Because of the element in varying degrees suffered 13 agricultural enterprises and 33 of the farm.

YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK, 16 Oct. Agricultural enterprises of the Sakhalin region as a result of recent devastating cyclones suffered losses for the sum from 200 thousand to 20 million rubles, the final damage is still calculated, reported the press service of the Ministry of agriculture of the region.

In the period 2 to 9 October, the region weathered two typhoons, resulting in one person died and 26 were hospitalized with injuries of varying severity. In conditions of stormy weather wrecked a fishing schooner, the fate of the three crew members are still unknown. Squally wind broke hundreds of trees and damaged more than thousands of roofs and facades of residential houses, heavy rainfall caused floods, potapivka more than 70 private homes on the island of Sakhalin. Because of the element in varying degrees suffered 13 agricultural enterprises and 33 of the farm — foiled roofs with areas of flooded farmland, damaged driveways, to date, restoration work has been completed by more than half.

“During the passage of cyclones production activities virtually in any sector. If necessary cows were dry manually, at the time fed cattle and poultry, produced meat and milk production”, — the press service quoted Deputy Minister of agriculture Alexander Yakusu.

As the official added, the animals were not injured, potato harvest plan to collect in amounts comparable to last year’s, cleaning the vegetables start before the frost.