Local authority areas Kuban received emergency storm warnings of impending bad weather for two days before the flood, and reported that all the measures taken, told RIA Novosti Head EMERCOM in the Krasnodar Territory Alexander Kazlikin.
"For two days, from July 5, we sent five urgent warnings. All the heads of the received them and reported to us that made all the necessary arrangements," — said Kazlikin.
He also said that the MOE send out a warning for bad weather sms through mobile operators.
"According to the report the head of administration of the Crimean region, he convened a commission of Emergency" — said Kazlikin.
He explained that all the forces initially when there is an emergency warnings were sent to the most dangerous areas, where flooding was predicted, but no one could have predicted that a disaster will fall upon the city.
Flooding on the night of July 7, 5000 over flooded homes in three cities (Gelendzhik, Crimea, Novorossiysk) and a number of villages of the Krasnodar Territory. Violated the electrical, gas and water supply, road and rail traffic.
According to recent data, 171 people died. Medical care, according to the Emergencies Ministry, asked 800 people, 185 of them were hospitalized. Completely lost property 29 thousand people, in part — over 5500. Not be restored about 400 homes, 300 of them — in Krymsk.
Cause flooding officials describe rainfall. The version of the cause of the catastrophic flood could become Neberdzhaevskogo discharges water reservoir, the investigation refused when it was determined that discharges were regular, non-mass and overflow dams were recorded.