Deep river Lena threatens haying Yakutia

Flooding of flood plains and meadows near the village of Vitim and Yakutsk expected because of higher levels of the Lena River in Yakutia, reported EMERCOM republic.

According to the meteorologist, on the Lena River near the village of Vitim continuing rise in water level. In the coming days he will reach 650-670 cm above the level of the post.

"In the Lena River in Yakutsk August 1-2, the water level will reach 500-530 cm above the level of the post. Expected flooding plains and grasslands. EMERCOM Russia in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) recommends villagers Vitim Lensky District and Yakutsk to bring home cattle on elevated areas designated in advance, and to refrain from going on floodplain areas and grasslands to the recession of water, "- said in a statement.

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