From flooded districts of the Irkutsk region were evacuated over a thousand people


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In the Irkutsk region in connection with the increase in water level in rivers during the day evacuated more than a thousand people. This was reported on the website of the regional emergency Department.

The Ministry said that all evacuated 1076 people, including 615 children. More than forty people are in temporary accommodation. According to 2:00 Moscow time, the region was flooded 147 dwelling houses, 42 of the infield, 269 adjoining areas. In the zone of flooding hit nizhneudinskiy, Cheremkhovo, Tulun, Shelekhov, Slyudyanka, Zima areas.

Irkutsk Department of Hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring reported that the river Iya in the district of Sochi will rise to the level of 950-1050 cm with the critical level of 700 centimeters. Of exceedance of critical values is also possible on the Irkut river near the village Baklushi and on the river Oka Sayan, near the village of Uhtua.

Earlier it was reported that the water level in the river Iya in Tulunskiy district has already exceeded the critical level to 703 cm. Also in the emergency Department of the Irkutsk region announced the evacuation of the inhabitants of the Tulun because of the threat of new flooding, caused by heavy rains. In addition to Tulun evacuation is carried out in settlements Ugat, Kryvusha, Krasnozerskoye, Red October and Evdokimovskogo.

Strong flood occurred in the Irkutsk region in the end of June. In the result of incident 25 people were killed and another 11 were missing. The flood was caused by heavy rainfall and rise of rivers. In the zone of flooding hit almost 11 thousand houses in 107 villages. A third of the buildings can not be restored. Flood damage is estimated at least 29 billion.

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