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Vilyuchinsky volcano and Velvet hill are shelled in Kamchatka

Vilyuchinsky volcano and Velvet hill are shelled in Kamchatka
Photo: 41.mchs.gov.ru

Avalanche-hazardous areas near the hill of the Velvet and Vilyuchinsky volcano will be fired on January 9 and 10 in Kamchatka. A warning descent of avalanches will be performed by a unit of the Ministry of Defense.

According to the press service of the regional GU Ministry of Emergency Situations, the shelling will be carried out to prevent emergencies associated with avalanches. Also, a hill and a volcano will be fired to protect the highway, the Termalny settlement - Vilyuchinsky pass and a high-voltage line located near avalanche hazardous areas.

Rescuers recommended that tourist organizations not to conduct tours in places where avalanche warning descent would take place during shelling days. Athletes and extreme sports enthusiasts were asked to refrain from traveling to these areas.