10 April 2012, Tuesday, 16:03

16 settlements in 9 regions of Bashkiria reported underflooded

author: Galia Nabieva

At present time already 16 settlements in nine regions of the republic are found in the spring flood zone, the Ministry for nature management and ecology RB reported. The number of underflooded cottages is the highest in Ermekeevsky region. Residents of three settlements in Miakinsky regions also suffered from sudden water rise.

375 cottages in Ermekeevsky region turned out to be captured by water as a result of the flood on the local river Roa. 161 people have been evacuated and the staff of the Republican anti-flood commission is working in the flood zone now.

themes: spring flood