In the Ministry of Emergency Situations across St. Petersburg reported that "In connection with the adverse forecast of strengthening of a wind and rise in water level of GUMChS of Russia for St. Petersburg together with management of a complex of protective constructions of St. Petersburg from floods made the operational decision today again to close KZS up to normalization of a situation. At 12.37 works on maneuvering as locks of protective constructions are ended".
Since December 4 locks of a dam were closed till December 5 during peak of rising of water from the Gulf of Finland. After that dam locks closed to the 7th (Monday) again. Navigation was suspended.
Today, in connection with the expected rising of water locks of a complex of protective constructions again were closed, up to normalization of weather conditions.