The Federal highway was blocked due to flood in Irkutsk region


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Police restricted traffic on the Federal highway R-255 “Siberia” for the second wave of floods in Tulun, Irkutsk region. This was reported on the website of the main Directorate of internal Affairs in the region.

To travel through Tulun Bratsk. In case of emergency from Krasnoyarsk to Irkutsk you can get on the road Tayshet — Lesogorsk — chunskiy with access to highway a-331 “Vilyuy” — Bratsk region — Ust-Kut — Trunk — Zhigalovo – Kachug, Irkutsk.

The second wave of floods in the Irkutsk region began on July 27 due to heavy rains, writes TASS. In the area of flooding were eight districts, 20 settlements, and 475 homes with a population of two thousand 699 people, including 653 children. 657 also flooded farmlands, two socially significant object, one road bridge and three sections of roads.

According to the administration of Tulun, the water level in the river Iya at 07:00 (12:00 irc) 30 of July amounted to 1016 cm. The critical level is 700 centimeters, said “Interfax”.

The first wave of floods in the Irkutsk region began in late June. As the result 25 people were killed, another 11 were missing. In the area of flooding were about 11 thousand houses in 107 settlements, a third of the buildings can not be restored.

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