Flooding in Kansk: flooded homes, about 200 people were evacuated

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In Krasnoyarsk region the high water threatened several districts of the region. In Kansk have already evacuated nearly 200 residents. In the city yesterday introduced a state of emergency. Rescuers bypass flooded home and work with the affected residents. From the scene the correspondent of radio station “MIR-Krasnoyarsk” Viktor Kurbatov.

According to the latest data of the Krasnoyarsk management GO and CHS, the water level in the river Caen is 436 cm, which is eight centimetres exceeds the critical. There was a flooding of low-lying areas in the city and some suburban arrays. If necessary, the evacuation of the population is asked to contact the emergency services by dialing 112. Flooding in Kansk is not a threat to the military airfield, where based fighter-interceptor MiG-31.

Under the leadership of the head of the Kansk created a staff. He coordinates the activities of rescue services.