Rescuers evacuated 56 people from 14 homes in Belomorsk in Karelia, which podtopilo by heavy rains, said Emergency Situations Ministry General Directorate for the Republic of Karelia.
"Eighth of August according to the Unified Rescue — 01 of Belomorsk by heavy rainfall occurred flooding 14 houses. Evacuated 56 people, 18 of them children, … 22 people, including ten children, were evacuated to the kindergarten" SPRING "cities Belomorsk, placed by other relatives, "- said in a release.
In work on evacuation and placement of evacuees involved 20 fire service Karelia, GIMS, police department, two trucks and five cars.
On Wednesday afternoon October Railway traffic halted trains in summer — Sosnowiec in the White Sea region of Karelia, where there was an erosion of the fabric due to rain. Spread field length — 30 meters of railway track. Depth blur four to five meters.
According to the Karelian Weather Service, August 9, in a number of areas of the country is again expected sharp deterioration in weather conditions — strong winds with gusts up to 20 meters per second and the rain. Elements affect Kalevala, Kem, White Sea, Louhi, Muezersky areas and Kostomuksha urban district.