Commission to determine the damage caused by the flood after the cyclone began to work in the village Gornozavodsk in southern Sakhalin, the press service of the regional Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia.
A few houses in the village of Sakhalin Gornozavodsk were flooded on Wednesday night by the rise in water level in the river due to heavy rains, rescue workers evacuated 24 people. Houses were flooded by the rising waters of the river Lopatinka (Nevel area). Due to rising water levels in the river above the critical values from the aquifer stations were temporarily removed pumps that element did not lead them out of the Store. For social infrastructure and houses organized supply of drinking water. Before the evening is scheduled to restart the centralized water supply in rural areas.
"As of 14:00 Sakhalin time (7.00 MSK) environment of mining remain flooded three houses in the alley Communal. Water level continues to drop. Now the village commission works administration Nevel urban district, which determines the cyclone caused damage," — said in a statement.
In August, in the Sakhalin region dominated several rain storms. Storm warnings for heavy rainfall in Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands were declared 10, 13, 16 and 19 August.
The twenty-first of August in Dolinsky, Kholmsk, Aniva, Nevel, Korsakov and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk experienced heavy rain (15 — 29 millimeters).