11th March 2011
Following a major earthquake today off the coast of Japan, the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations has issued Tsunami warnings for the Kirill Islands and Sakhalin regions. There have been reports that low lying coastal areas are being evacuated. Irish citizens in the affected areas should:
Do their best to keep informed of updated advice emanating from the Russian authorities.
Comply with any official request to evacuate.
Register with the Irish Embassy in Moscow as soon as possible.
The Embassy of Ireland in Moscow can be contacted on the following numbers:
Embassy +7 495 937 5911
Duty Officer +7 985 928 7615
Consul +7 926 211 7468