Spring Floods

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In connection with the spring floods, which experts' forecasts will begin in late March and lasts until early July, polnomochenny Presidential Envoy in the Far Eastern Federal District Viktor Ishayev called on the heads of the Far Eastern regions and the heads of the territorial structures of Ministry of Emergency Situations, Hydrometeorology, Water Management and rtn increased security measures in connection with the spring floods. Critical The situation is on the Tom River – now the thickness of ice on the river reaches six meters, which has never been. Tomsk Oblast Authorities did not rule out that the need to evacuate the people affected by the flooding of territories may up to 32 thousand Tomsk citizens. And more than 20 major enterprises in Tomsk, including eight that use chemically reactive, explosive and flammable substances may be flooded during spring floods in Tomsk. Despite A record number of fallen snow this past winter in the Northern capital of Russia, it will not lead to serious flooding in St.

Petersburg, experts say. Recall that, in total, for the past winter in St Petersburg fell More than 215 centimeters of rainfall. Southern Russia's neighbors are already experiencing serious problems with the spring floods. continues to liquidate the consequences of flooding that was caused by the abrupt warming in the region. More than 5 thousands evacuated in the East region of the zones of flooding, another 19 thousand people are at risk. Rescue work is seriously complicated by adverse weather conditions and snow drifts on roads area. .