Almost 300 people eliminate the consequences of the disaster in Karelia

Around 300 experts eliminate the consequences of the disaster in the White Sea region of Karelia, told RIA Novosti on Thursday, a representative of the Information Ministry of Emergency Situations.

Squally wind and rain hit the Kareliyuv on Wednesday night. Due to bad weather left without electricity for almost 25 thousand people. In addition, in Petrozavodsk by rain collapsed eight meters of the pedestrian bridge over the river Lososinka.

Heavy rains also podtopili several roads and bridges in the city Lahdenpohja. Water flooded the engine room Matkozhnenskoy hydro, no light left 1,5 thousand people.

On Wednesday afternoon October Railway dorogapriostanovila move trains in summer — Sosnowiec in the White Sea area of the country where there was erosion of the railroad tracks from the shower. According to the Emergency Situations Ministry, delay the movement of six passenger trains. Movement to be restored to 12.00 MSK Thursday.

"To eliminate the consequences of the disaster are now attracted 298 people and 101 pieces of equipment, including the Ministry of Emergency Measures of Russia — 154 people and 35 pieces of equipment," — said the representative office.

He added that the threat of flooding of settlements and no economy.

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