Russia under water: the flood attacked the Krasnoyarsk Krai

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From the city of Kansk of Krasnoyarsk region because of the flooding evacuated 17 people, including five children. Only in the flood zone live more than 250 people, reports “WORLD 24”.

Currently, the level of water in the Kan river due to rains and melting snow in the Sayan mountains has exceeded the critical level of 4.2 meters and continues to grow. In the regional emergency Department reported flooding of 40 dozen private sites and 56 yards.

The mayor of Kansk Andrey Bersenev reported the threat of flooding in some areas of the city. It was directed rescuers from Krasnoyarsk. In addition, the city has set up four temporary accommodation for the victims. They were asked to take a three-day supply of food.

On the days of the flood significantly affected the neighboring Irkutsk oblast, where it is impounded more than four thousand houses in which lived more than 9 thousand people. Killing five people. Yesterday in the region there has arrived the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, which was held in Bratsk meeting on the emergency situation and instructed to immediately commence payments to victims.

And in Sochi, the flood were left without electricity several thousand people. Due to heavy rains several rivers burst their banks.