Heavy rain washed away the dam reservoir in Minsk region on Sunday evening, told RIA Novosti the duty of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Belarus.
"Water from the reservoir into the river came Volozhinka, resulting in Volozhin flooded town houses and 85 105 private residential homes," — told the agency.
According to him, none of the residents was injured, but rescuers had to evacuate 63 people.
Also in the city struck a bridge, and two more came to the emergency state.
According to MOE, a day in Volozhin 45 millimeters of rain fell at a monthly rate of 81 millimeters.